Easy Mint Shamrock Shake Recipe

My favorite holiday to plan recipes for is St. Patrick’s day! It’s so fun to try to create a recipes, snacks, or desserts around a green theme! One of our favorites to serve on St. Patrick’s day is our easy mint Shamrock Shake! It takes just 4 easy ingredients and a minute or two to whip up and then it’s ready to enjoy!

Easy Mint Shamrock Shake

Mint Shamrock Shake great for a st patricks day treat!Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups Vanilla Ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 drops green food coloring
  • 1 tbs mint extract


Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 1 minute. Top with cool whip or homemade whipped topping and enjoy. ​

Serves 1 large serving (enough for one mint lover, or two servings if you’re willing to share). Double our triple the recipe depending on how many you are planning to serve!

We love serving our mint shamrock shake in a wide mouth mason jar! It makes a great presentation and really shows off all the minty green!

Mint Shamrock Shake great for a st patricks day treat!

Want some more fun St. Patrick’s day recipes? We’ve have lots of great holiday recipes! Here are a few of our top treat recipes for your St. Patrick’s day celebrations:

St Patrick's Snack Mix

St. Patrick’s Snack Mix

An easy trail mix tossed together with popcorn, chex cereal,
and lots of hints of green. Makes a great party treat to share!


Shamrock Cupcakes and Chocolate Shamrock Toppers!

Start with rainbow layered cupcakes and dip them with this ingenious
hack that makes frosting a breeze! Top with a chocolate shamrock!


Lucky Charms Krispie Treats

Traditional rice krispie treats are getting an update
for St. Patrick’s day making them lucky, and green!

Do you have any traditions for St. Patrick’s day, like fun recipes you serve or pranks you play as a family? Does your family wear green? Let us know how you celebrate this fun holiday in the comments!


About Janel

Hi, I'm Janel! I'm the owner and lead blogger here at A Mom's Take. I have five little boys age 8 and under. I am a Phoenix based mom blogger and love the sun. I love to travel and have been known for planning trips specifically to hit the roller coasters! I enjoy digital scrapbook and design and I'm obsessed with board games.


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