Rainbow Shamrock Homemade Chips

Today’s super easy recipe is one that my kids were able to do almost entirely on their own. In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, we made homemade rainbow shamrock chips! They’re crunchy, a little bit salty, and very fun to make! Whether you make these for St. Patrick’s Day or a rainbow-themed party, they are so fun!

Homemade Rainbow Shamrock Chips

Rainbow Shamrock Homemade Chips

I am such a sucker for pretty rainbow treats! Whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day or a rainbow-themed event, there is just something fun about decorating with the colors of the rainbow, don’t you think? You will need a shamrock cookie cutter LIKE THIS ONE, uncooked tortillas LIKE THESE, and rainbow food color (I use THIS kind).

Shamrock Chips

Dip them in salsa, sour cream & onion dip, or whatever you love! You can even eat them plain (that’s how my kids do it). They are crunchy, fresh, and just a little bit salty…..just like homemade chips should be!

Homemade Rainbow Shamrock Chips

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday we always look forward to. It’s a day filled with fun food, tricks from the leprechaun, gold, and rainbows.

More Rainbow Recipes and St. Patrick Day Ideas:

Homemade Shamrock Chips

Rainbow Shamrock Chips

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Rainbow Shamrock Chips

You Will Need

  • A shamrock cookie cutter LIKE THIS ONE
  • Uncooked tortillas LIKE THESE
  • Rainbow food color (I use THIS kind)
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Small, unused paint brushes LIKE THESE
  • Paper plates (or regular plates)
  • Cookie sheet
  • Foil
  • Non-stick spray
  • 6 small bowls (for food coloring)


  1. Prepare a baking sheet lined in foil and non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  3. Combine 1 cup of water with a few dashes of salt.
  4. Evenly disperse the salt water into 6 small bowls.
  5. Put 1 drop of rainbow food coloring in each bowl and mix.
  6. Cut out shamrock shapes from the uncooked tortillas. Each tortilla makes about 3 shamrocks.
  7. Place the uncooked shamrocks on paper plates (one at a time) and paint the chips with the various colors of salted water.
  8. Place the painted shamrock chips on the foil covered baking sheet.
  9. Sprinkle salt on top of the chips.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes (before they turn brown).
  11. Remove from the baking sheet. They will become crunchy as they cool!

10 thoughts on “Rainbow Shamrock Homemade Chips

  1. I’m going to try doing them with cinnamon and sugar. Maybe wet the entire tortilla then spring with sugar and cinnamon, paint entire tortilla with a color then cut out? Not sure how they will look, but worth a yummy try!

  2. These are amazingly fun!! What a brilliant idea! I would love to invite you over to Totally Terrific Tuesday to join the party and share these! I am going to include them in a St.Patty’s day round up I am working on 🙂 whoop whoop!
    Have a great weekend!!

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