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5 from 1 vote

Grinch Cookies

A fun, festive treat- these easy cake cookies are green with a tiny heart for an adorable Grinchy Christmas dessert.
Course: Dessert


  • 1 box yellow or white, cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • green food coloring
  • powdered sugar
  • large heart-shaped sprinkles or candies


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the cake mix, food coloring ( 8 drops for a yellow mix, and 1-2 for white), oil, and eggs.
  • Chill the dough for at least 10-15 minutes.
  • Drop by the tablespoon into the powdered sugar and then roll into balls.
  • Place on a baking sheet and press 1 large heart candy/sprinkle into the center of each.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes, or until just set.
  • Let cool 2 minutes on the pan before removing the cookies to cool completely on a wire rack.


recipe adapted from In Katrina's Kitchen