21 St. Patrick’s Day Appetizers That Will Win Any Party

Mar 7, 2018 at 1:55 p.m. ET
traditional Cornish pasty on a wooden table with a pint of beer
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The moment has come: It’s your turn to host the St. Patrick’s Day party. You have the decorations up, making your living room look like an emerald lover's dream come true. You have the perfect Spotify playlist ready to play. You have games and all sorts of entertainment ready to take part in. You even have a seemingly endless supply of green beer! But now it's time to tackle the most daunting part of throwing a party: the food. Should you run to the store and buy every green-hued item you can find? Should you just order a pizza?! The answer is none of those things — because we’ve rounded up a collection of tasty St. Patrick’s Day appetizers that are all super-easy to make.

Want a potato-based appetizer with so much cheese it’ll make everyone’s mouths water just looking at it? We’ve got it. Looking for corned beef sliders smothered in a Guinness barbecue sauce? It’s on this list. Or keep it super-simple and make fancy tater tots. These appetizers suit every culinary skill level — and they're all damn delicious.

A version of this article was originally published in March 2017.

1 /21: Irish Nachos

irish nachos with potatoes, green onions, bacon, cilantro
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1/21 :Irish Nachos

2 /21: Corned Beef & Cheddar Potato Nests

2/21 :Corned Beef & Cheddar Potato Nests

3 /21: Cheesy Irish Cabbage Gratins

3/21 :Cheesy Irish Cabbage Gratins

4 /21: Guinness-Glazed Peanuts

4/21 :Guinness-Glazed Peanuts

5 /21: Guinness Barbecue Corned Beef Sliders

5/21 :Guinness Barbecue Corned Beef Sliders

6 /21: Colcannon Tater Tots

6/21 :Colcannon Tater Tots

7 /21: Corned Beef & Cabbage Pasties

7/21 :Corned Beef & Cabbage Pasties

8 /21: Guinness Cheddar Fondue

8/21 :Guinness Cheddar Fondue

9 /21: Guinness Beer-Battered Onion Rings

9/21 :Guinness Beer-Battered Onion Rings

10 /21: Beef & Guinness Hand Pies

10/21 :Beef & Guinness Hand Pies

11 /21: Irish Rarebit

11/21 :Irish Rarebit

12 /21: Corned Beef & Cabbage Nachos

12/21 :Corned Beef & Cabbage Nachos

13 /21: Guinness Steak Skewers With Gouda

13/21 :Guinness Steak Skewers With Gouda

14 /21: Irish Potato Bites

14/21 :Irish Potato Bites

15 /21: Guinness-Braised Short Rib Sliders

15/21 :Guinness-Braised Short Rib Sliders

16 /21: Irish Tater Totchos

16/21 :Irish Tater Totchos

17 /21: Irish Boxty With Caviar

17/21 :Irish Boxty With Caviar

18 /21: Guinness Dijon Soft Pretzels

18/21 :Guinness Dijon Soft Pretzels

19 /21: Wild Garlic Guinness Sausage Rolls

19/21 :Wild Garlic Guinness Sausage Rolls

20 /21: Irish Cornbread

20/21 :Irish Cornbread

21 /21: Irish Cheese Toasties

21/21 :Irish Cheese Toasties