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St. Patrick’s Day Treats

The cutest St. Patrick’s Day treats with pots of gold made out of pretzels and chocolate! Great rainbow dessert that kids can make themselves and can be used as a rainbow craft too.

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What’s more fun on the day of the leprechaun than to make St. Patrick’s Day treats! These pot of gold pretzels are SO easy to do and bring a smile to anyone’s face on that day…or any other. So simple even kids can make them which is perfect for an activity on that green day. If you’re looking for an edible rainbow treat this one is perfect! (affiliate links present, originally published 1/17)

Aren’t these just too adorable! Just four things you need to make this pot of gold St Patricks Day dessert and like I said, the kids can assemble them themselves. Just grab a plate and put each item on it and let them go!

It is fun to incorporate rainbow desserts and activities when this day arrives and sometimes the simplest ones are the biggest hits! I think this one falls in that category. 😉 Here are the things you will need to create them:

St. Patrick’s Day Treats

  1. Airheads extreme rainbow bites
  2. Small square pretzels
  3. Rolos candy
  4. Gold sugar crystals
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Use a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and lay down pretzels. Add 1 rolo candy in the corner of each one and put in oven at 250 degrees for 2-3 minutes, just enough so that the chocolate adheres to the pretzel.

Take out and immediately add edible glitter to top of rolo and put 1 rainbow airhead leaning up against the rolo. Edible pots of gold you have, and super delicious too. Who doesn’t love a salty and sweet dessert?

If you love these fun rainbow desserts you should try some of our other St. Patrick’s day crafts and activities for kids.

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