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20 Festive Appetizers to Make for St. Patrick's Day Parties

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

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St. Patrick's Day appetizer recipes

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St. Patrick's Day appetizer recipes

Wondering what to make for that St. Patrick's Day party? Skip the labor-intensive meal and whip up one of these tasty apps instead.

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Cheesy Irish cabbage gratins

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Cheesy Irish cabbage gratins

Made in individual ramekins, these cheesy Irish cabbage gratins make for a hearty starter.

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Guinness-glazed peanuts

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Guinness-glazed peanuts

Salty, sweet and crunchy, these glazed nuts will keep your party guests satisfied.

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Guinness barbecue corned beef sliders

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Guinness barbecue corned beef sliders

Melted cheddar and barbecued corned beef make these sliders a dish your guests will keep reaching for.

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Colcannon tater tots

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Colcannon tater tots

Colcannon gets a party-ready makeover with these crispy homemade tater tots.

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Corned beef and cabbage pasties

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Corned beef and cabbage pasties

Corned beef and cabbage pasties turn a main dish into a fuss-free appetizer.

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Guinness cheddar fondue

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Guinness cheddar fondue

Make your appetizer an event in itself with this Guinness cheese fondue recipe.

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Guinness beer-battered onion rings

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Guinness beer-battered onion rings

Crispy beer-battered onion rings are a savory snack that pairs well with the rest of your party fare.

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Beef and Guinness hand pies

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Beef and Guinness hand pies

Skip the silverware and serve these finger food-friendly hand pies at your St. Patrick's Day gathering instead.

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Irish rarebit

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Irish rarebit

Smothered in an Irish cheddar and whiskey sauce, these toasts are hard not to love.

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Corned beef and cabbage nachos

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Corned beef and cabbage nachos

Smothered in a creamy cheese sauce, these corned beef and cabbage nachos are a real crowd-pleaser.

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Guinness steak skewers with gouda

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Guinness steak skewers with gouda

Let people dunk steak bites in a creamy gouda dip thanks to this flavorful recipe.

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Irish potato bites

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Irish potato bites

Baby red potatoes are twice baked and topped with a dollop of sour cream to make these snackable bites.

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Guinness-braised short rib sliders

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Guinness-braised short rib sliders

Tender and oh-so-savory, these Guinness-braised short rib sliders are nearly irresistible.

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Irish tater totchos

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Irish tater totchos

Crispy tater tot nachos covered in Irish cheddar and bacon will make any event feel like a party.

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Irish boxty with caviar

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Irish boxty with caviar

Irish potato pancakes topped with caviar and sour cream are a fancy fusion appetizer for your celebration.

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Guinness Dijon soft pretzels

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Guinness Dijon soft pretzels

Guinness-infused soft pretzels are dunked in tangy Dijon mustard in this super-snackable recipe.

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Wild garlic Guinness sausage rolls

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Wild garlic Guinness sausage rolls

Fragrant garlic and juicy sausage will make your guests reach for a second helping of these rolls

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Irish cornbread

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Irish cornbread

Serve this moist Irish cornbread cut into squares and slathered with honey butter.

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Irish cheese toasties

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Irish cheese toasties

Irish cheddar cheese gets melted and browned around the edges on these toasties, great with beer or wine.

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