We're going green on St. Patrick's Day! But we're not talking about healthy here, with those questionable-tasting leafy greens. We're talking about your favorite restaurants taking their menu staples and adding a festive, green hue. Here are our picks for the top five menu items going all green for St. Patrick's Day.
1. Krispy Kreme's Green Donuts
Yes, you read that right! Krispy Kreme is selling green doughnuts for St. Patty's. It's basically their iconic, original glazed doughnut dipped in a delicious green glaze. Go ahead, grab a dozen for your friends, family or all for yourself – we won't judge! This offer is valid March 16th and 17th.
2. McDonald's Shamrock Shake
Of course, we can't have a list of green delicacies without McDonald's infamous Shamrock Shake. It's back again this year just in time for Saturday, so get yours this weekend at any participating location. Not all McDonalds will offer the seasonal dessert, but as always, the internet has made our lives easier with a handy Shamrock Shake locator.
3. Dairy Queen's Mint Oreo Blizzard
If you're having trouble locating the Shamrock Shake, don't stress! Here's option number two. Dairy Queen is bringing back its Mint Oreo Blizzard as their Blizzard of the Month. This delicious shake features Oreo cookies and créme de menthe mint topping, which is blended with their world-famous soft serve. You can get your hands on one of these through March 26th.
4. Dunkin' Donuts Mint Brownie Donut
St. Patrick's Day is also in full swing at Dunkin' Donuts. They've released a mouthwatering new donut in honor of the holiday. It's the Mint Brownie Donut, and it features a mint chocolate brownie batter-flavored buttercreme, topped with light green dipping icing, and sprinkled with brownie crumbles. You can taste onese of these on March 17th.
5. Guiness-Infused Green Pancakes with Lucky Charms Toppings
Beer for breakfast, anyone? Turns out that on St. Patrick's, anything goes! PublicLivesSecretRecipes.com went all out to create an out-of-this world recipe for green pancakes infused with a classic Irish beer, Guinness. The sugary madness didn't stop there, and they even added a scoop of ice cream and Lucky Charms marshmallows as the cherry on top. Want to know how to make it yourself? Check out the full recipe here.
Now you know five ways to show your festive side and treat yourself this St. Patrick's Day.
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