03/04/12

Snazzy Shamrock Shake Recipe

It’s March…Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner!  Around here we’re all about making holidays super simple and special!!!  McDonald’s has reintroduced their Shamrock Shake, and although I could totally go that route…I like surprising my sweeties with treats that flow from my hear to theirs best of all!   My version is called the Snazzy Shamrock Shake and it’s so good!  It’s the perfect Saint Patrick’s Day treat…a minty milkshake memory maker!  And it’s definitely one of my sweet B’s favorites!  Here’s how to make this yummy treat….

Snazzy Shamrock Shake Recipe:

Add 2 cups of mint chocolate chip ice cream {we totally love Blue Bell}, 3/4 – 1cup of milk and a tablespoon of green sprinkles to your blender.

The green and chocolate sprinkles throughout the minty cream is divine!  The sprinkles throughout remind me of Chili’s awesome chocolate milkshake with sprinkles throughout…one of my sweet roommates in college introduced me and to this day, it still ranks high on my list! 

Pulse the mixture 4-5 times or until just combined {too much blending and you’ll have a brown milkshake rather than a Snazzy Shamrock Shake Recipe}.  Serve topped with whipped topping, green sprinkles, and a sprig of mint!

Big B is thinking Saint Patrick’s day is almost as fun as Halloween…this milkshake is so simple and so good!!!  I’m thinking we may be having a shamrock shake every day between now and the 17th!  LOL!  What are your Saint Patrick’s day traditions!?!?  Do you have your green outfit picked out so you don’t get pinched!!?  
 First taste…contemplating….Second taste….
 
 L.O.V.E.

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Comments

  1. April @ Angel's Homestead says:

    Love this! I’d like to invite you to link up to Saturday Spotlight @ Angels Homestead.

    http://angelshomestead.com/saturday-spotlight-6/

    Hope to see you there 🙂

    April

  2. Linda says:

    This is awesome!! Now I have to make one. Darn. I’d love to have you share this awesomeness at What to do Weekends. Best wishes for a great weekend. Linda

    http://www.craftsalamode.com/2013/02/what-to-do-weekends-8.html

  3. This looks so delicious. Can’t wait to give it a try. Thank you for sharing. Blessings, Jo-Ann

  4. YUMMY!!!

  5. These sound DIVINE! We’ll be trying these at my house – thanks for sharing!

  6. Yummy! I used to love that shake from McDonald’s!

  7. Kayla's Creations says:

    This looks so delicious! I would love to have you come on over and link up to Sunday Round Up! http://www.kaylascreationsblog.com/2012/03/sunday-round-up-1.html

  8. Tonia L says:

    This looks so delicious! I’ve featured it today. Come check it out and grab an “I Was Stuffed” button!

    http://www.thegunnysack.com/2012/03/who-was-stuffed-in-gunny-sack-week-29.html

  9. Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles says:

    I MADE THIS YESTERDAY!!! Loved it!!!!!!

  10. Beverly {Flamingo Toes} says:

    YUM!! What a fun shake – I would have this any time of year!! I featured you today – http://www.flamingotoes.com/2012/03/crush-of-the-week-think-pink-features-43/

  11. Cynthia says:

    This looks and sounds great!! I’ll give it a try.

  12. Jocelyn says:

    Great tip to not over mix…I tend to have that problem because I don’t pay attention:-) The shake looks totally awesome and your little guy is too cute with those big blue eyes!!!

  13. Seaweed and Raine says:

    Sounds decadent – and delish! 🙂
    We don’t really do a whole lot for St. Patricks day here in Aus – unless you are Catholic, and sometimes my friends (who are Catholic) don’t even do it then! I have to say, though, that I think I might have to make this one for my boys – I’m sure it won’t last long!

  14. Anu@My Dream Canvas says:

    This looks yummy. I would like to invite you to enter my Giveaway. I am celebrating my blog’s third birthday and would love to see you there.

  15. Carly Taylor says:

    Omg this is too cute! Would be great with Guinness Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!… Great St. Patty’s Day treat! Where’s the corned beef?? 😉
    -Carly @ Createlive

  16. Nicole says:

    OOh that looks great. Shamrock shakes at MacDonald’s were always one of my favorites but this is probably a million times better!

  17. Nicola says:

    Yum! This looks great! I think the addition of cream and cute green sprinkles is just fab.

  18. Charlene@APinchofJoy says:

    Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy! Sounds so good — pinned to St. Patrick board. Hope to see you again soon – links are open!

  19. Carrie @ My Favorite Finds says:

    Hey, girl! Congratulations on being featured on the Girl Creative!

  20. Julie says:

    I would love it if you shared this here:

    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/03/show-your-stuff-14.html

  21. Swede Dreamer says:

    Looks and sounds scrumptious!! I will have to whip one up for myself! Angie

  22. Addicted to Recipes says:

    Thanks for linking up to the Scrumptious Sunday link party at http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.com

    I will be choosing three recipes this weekend and will be featuring them on my blog and Facebook page:
    http://www.facebook.com/AddictedToRecipes

    Will see you again soon! Thank you again!

  23. Emily @ 52 Mantels says:

    Yummy!! I wish I had one right now 🙂

    Thanks for linking up! I’ll be sharing this at a special St. Patrick’s Day round-up tomorrow!

  24. The Vintage Chateau says:

    Oh perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Thanks!
    Karee

  25. Michelle says:

    Yummy! I will definitely be making this! 🙂

  26. Debra @ Common Ground says:

    Oh this looks soooo good, love the look on your kiddos face, you’re right, they need “memory makers”!!

  27. Katie @ Pincushion Creations says:

    Love your cutie’s face!! This looks sooo delicious! I just had one of those from Mcdonals the other day…but homemade is ALWAYS better! 🙂 Would LOVE to have you share this at my link party thats going on now and maybe even become a follower…..Following you through GFC.
    http://www.pincushioncreations.com/2012/03/homemade-by-you-3.html

  28. Michelle says:

    Yummmm! Looks delish!

  29. Kim @ Savvy Southern Style says:

    This sure looks good. I love mint ice cream. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

  30. Joanne says:

    Thanks so much, Aimee!
    We WILL be making this….
    …. O’ the Luck of the Irish!

    I’m new here and LOVIN’ it. I will be visiting again!

    -Joanne
    @ Our Double-Wide in the Sky

  31. Chandra says:

    Thanks for sharing this! I saw something similar being advertised at McDonalds and now I can just make one {ok maybe a few} at home! New to your blog and glad I found your creative space on the web:D

  32. Fork says:

    What a great picture! I love your blog. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

    -fork

    http://forkfabz.blogspot.com

  33. Kristi says:

    This looks SO good!! And my favorite! Mint chocolate! Thanks for sharing! 🙂
    Kristi

  34. Krista says:

    Thanks for the great recipe. I’ll be making this on St.Patrick’s Day for my kids. Blessings to you 😉
    Krista
    http://www.thehomemaderenegade.com
    (found you from tip junkie)

  35. Alicia Yamashita says:

    Yum! So easy! Now we can all stop running for McDonalds at every craving haha

  36. Hildie says:

    Love Bluebell too! We take our kids to the Bluebell factory every summer. It’s a two hour drive from where we live in Austin but it’s so fun. And delicious too! And they’ve got a great store full of Bluebell merchandise

  37. Charlene@APinchofJoy says:

    Mmmmmm – sounds wonderful — and that’s one happy fellow drinking it! I’d love it if you would consider linking with Busy Monday (open Monday through Thursdays) at A Pinch of Joy, a linky party for ideas that make life better, easier and more fun!

  38. Elsa says:

    Yum!! I must try this out! Looks amazing. 🙂

  39. Meeha Meeha says:

    It looks smashing, I’m sure it tasted even better, judging from the last pic:)

  40. Anonymous says:

    Gonna have to try this one, but have to wait till Lent is over . 🙁 I gave up CHOCHOLATE ! Sounds YUMMY !

  41. Inspired By Felicity says:

    Love wonderful!

    -Pamela

  42. Julie E says:

    I love love love mint chocolate chip ice cream. This shake looks great! I’d for you to come by and share at my St. Patty’s link party. 🙂 http://whitelightsonwednesday.blogspot.com/2012/02/st-patricks-day-linky-party.html

  43. Jen @ Peanut Butter and Peppers says:

    Yum! That looks amazing! I could go for a shake now!

  44. Lisa @ Flour Me With Love says:

    Oh my, it looks so yummy! Cute picture too 🙂 I’d love for you to stop over and share this at Mix it up Monday:

    http://flourmewithlove.blogspot.com/2012/03/mix-it-up-monday.html

    I hope to see you soon 🙂

    • Lisa @ Flour Me With Love says:

      Thank you so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday and I hope you’ll stop back soon 🙂

  45. Mindie Hilton says:

    Oh what a cute picture. Looks great. If you have not shared this yet at the Bacon Time Go Green linky and giveaway it’s ending tonight, please come share for a chance to win.

  46. vintage eye says:

    This is so going to the top of my to do list! 🙂

  47. Steph @ Crafting in the Rain says:

    How fun to put real mint leaves in there!

  48. Maury Kilgo says:

    YUM!!! THis looks way better than some of the other green things people eat on St. Patrick’s Day… like green mashed potatoes or green eggs, no thank you!

  49. Addicted to Recipes says:

    My husband will love this! Thank you!
    Would love you to join my link party: http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.com/p/link-party.html

    Have a great weekend!