Grinch Cookies

Melanie Campbell


If your cookies are spreading too thin, you can put them back into the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes after step 4.
Some people have reported reducing the oil to 1/3 Cup. I have since tested the recipe 2 more times (once with 1/2 Cup oil, once with 1/3 Cup oil). Results were preferable using 1/2 Cup, but still fine with 1/3 Cup if that's what you would like to do.


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3 dozen
20 Min
10 Min


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1 box
french vanilla cake mix
1/2 c
vegetable oil
drop green food coloring
confectioners (powdered) sugar for dusting
sprinkles or candies, large heart-shaped

How to Make Grinch Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • 2In the bowl of your mixer cream together cake mix, food coloring, oil, and eggs.
  • 3Chill the dough for 10-15 minutes.
  • 4Drop by Tablespoon into confectioners sugar and roll into balls. **Please see NOTES**
  • 5Place on baking sheet and press 1 large heart candy/sprinkle.
  • 6Bake for 8 minutes until just set.
  • 7Let cool 2 minutes on pan before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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About Grinch Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: English

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