We hope you’re ready to improve your St. Paddy’s Day luck with these Guinness-enhanced eats. Before the celebrations get underway, whip up a couple of these 22 recipes boasting a splash or more of the famous Irish brew, and you’re sure to have an extra special holiday. Featuring sweet and savory recipes appropriate for noshing morning, noon or night, these eats will have your belly happy indeed. Don’t forget to set a few brewskis aside for culinary purposes… and sipping. Sláinte!

Green Velvet Guinness Cupcakes With Baileys Buttercream

1. Green Velvet Guinness Cupcakes With Baileys Buttercream: With their holiday-appropriate hue and delicious taste, these cupcakes will have you seeing anything but red. (via Brit + Co)

Guinness Lamb Shank

2. Guinness Lamb Shank: These fall-off-the-bone braised shanks are enrobed in a sticky sauce that’s good to the last drop. Serve it over mashed potatoes in place of the usual corned beef and cabbage this St. Patrick’s Day. (via Jamie Oliver)

Dijon Stout Soft Pretzels

3. Dijon Stout Soft Pretzels: Beer and pretzels are a natural pairing, and these soft, chewy snacks have Guinness baked right into the dough. (via Vrai Magazine)

Chocolate Stout Cake With Whipped Vanilla Bean Frosting

4. Chocolate Stout Cake With Whipped Vanilla Bean Frosting: Featuring a fine contrast of complementary flavors — deep dark chocolate batter against a creamy, vanilla-bean-flecked frosting — this black and white cake will earn rave reviews. (via Sweetapolita)

Cheddar Guinness Dip

5. Cheddar Guinness Dip: Make this cheese dip with Irish cheddar for an even more auspicious experience. (via The Parsley Thief)

Guinness Baileys Jello Shots

6. Guinness Baileys Jello Shots: These adorable Jello shots look like mini frothy pints. Bottoms up! (via Brit + Co)

Guinness Snickerdoodles

7. Guinness Snickerdoodles: A splash of beer adds moisture and a sweet yet slightly bitter flavor to these snickerdoodles. It works very well with the cookies’ classic dusting of cinnamon + sugar. (via Heather Christo)

Guinness Chili

8. Guinness Chili (Vegetarian): Between all the beans, veggies and a whole can of beer, this chili is super rich and filling even though it’s meatless. (via PractiGanic)

Boozy Guinness Ice Cream Floats

9. Boozy Guinness Ice Cream Floats: Made with just coffee ice cream, chocolate syrup and stout, this is a whole new way to serve up Irish coffee, sans whiskey. (via Williams Sonoma)

Guinness Chocolate Glazed Donut Holes

10. Guinness Chocolate Glazed Donut Holes: The only buzz you’ll get from these donuts is if you pair them with a cup of coffee. In other words, they’re an ideal weekday morning indulgence. (via Sweet Peas and Saffron)

Guinness S'more Brownies

11. Guinness S’mores Brownies: You’re only five ingredients away from bringing a campfire favorite to your kitchen. The rich stout enhances the fudgy flavor of each square like you wouldn’t believe. (via Brit + Co)

Oven-Fried Guinness Onion Rings With Stout Gravy

12. Oven-Fried Guinness Onion Rings With Stout Gravy: You’ll love how easy it is to whip up these bar food faves. (via Climbing Grier Mountain)

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes With Baileys Butter Cream and Salted Caramel Filling

13. Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes With Baileys Buttercream: Even if you skip the salted caramel filling tucked in the middle, these cupcakes are bound to make folks swoon. (via American Heritage Cooking)

Guinness Bread

14. Guinness Bread: Once you try a slice of this awesome beer bread, your usual Irish soda bread recipe may end up in permanent retirement. (via A Communal Table)

Chocolate Guinness Waffles

15. Chocolate Guinness Waffles: These anything-but-awful waffles definitely make the cut; we’re adding them to our ever-growing to-make list, stat. (via Just a Taste)

Beef and Guinness Pie

16. Beef and Guinness Pie: Bring a taste of the pub home with this hearty, warming pie. Whether you top yours off with puff pastry or a flaky pie crust, you cannot go wrong. (via The Kitchen McCabe)

Guinness Bloody Mary

17. Guinness Bloody Mary: In need of a little hair of the dog after the St. Paddy’s celebrations have ended? This vodka and beer Bloody Mary may be just the cure you’re looking for. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Guinness Candied Bacon

18. Guinness Candied Bacon: These sweet-salty strips are terrific nibbles to have on hand as you sip your favorite pint. They’d also be the ultimate meaty fixin’ for the Bloody Mary recipe above. (via Scratch It)

Corned Beef Poutine With Guinness Gravy

19. Corned Beef Poutine With Guinness Gravy: Be warned, you probably won’t want to share these oh-so-flavorful loaded fries. Talk about a great way to use up leftover corned beef. (via Closet Cooking)

Skinny Shepherd's Pie With Guinness Gravy

20. Skinny Shepherd’s Pie With Guinness Gravy: Fluffy cauliflower mash is a excellent way to make shepherd’s pie healthier without sacrificing anything in the flavor department. (via Buttercup and Bourbon)

Guinness Chocolate Spread

21. Guinness Chocolate Spread: Are Nutella and cookie butter’s days numbered? Whip up a batch of this creamy spread and decide for yourself. (via Larder Love)

Guinness Beef Stew With Cheddar Herb Dumplings

22. Guinness Beef Stew With Cheddar Herb Dumplings: Enjoy warming up with this one-pot stew. Every spoonful delivers tender shreds of beef, a wholesome assortment of vegetables and mouthwatering cheddar biscuits. (via Host the Toast)

What are some of your favorite ways to enjoy a pint of Guinness outside of the glass? Share with us below!

Planning your St. Patrick's Day party's menu just got a lot easier thanks to these Guinness recipes.