The Clock is Ticking On Shamrock Shakes In Texas!
Every year as February comes to a close-I always get excited. Not only because it means there are only a few weeks left to winter. And not just because it means we get an extra hour of sunlight turning the clocks ahead in March. No--it's because one of my favorite things in life that's always only available for a limited time--returns just in time for the wearing 'o' the green and St. Patrick's Day! Of course, I'm talking about the Shamrock Shake at McDonald's. It's usually on a 4 to 5-week run when it returns-and that typically starts a few weeks prior to the 17th. So-by that math-we only have til the end of March to get one until they're gone until next year.
Even though it wouldn't make sense to bring it back in the same fashion they do with the McRib that everyone gets so excited about (McRib isn't centered around a holiday that comes once a year so they can bring it back multiple times if they want to) I would love to see it come back late summer as a tasty way to cool off in the West Texas heat! I know there are ways to also make this tasty treat at home, too. If you read below and keep scrolling there's a recipe on what ingredients you can use. My parents used to make it at home with a recipe that included the Grasshopper drink mix with no alcohol-just ice cream and milk but this one is extract-based. Check it out and share it with your friends who love it too!