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Cake Mix Grinch Cookies

Grinch Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Made and loved by thousands every year! These Cake Mix Grinch Cookies are so easy and festive they will be sure to put you in the holiday mood.
4.32 from 19 votes


  • 1 box french vanilla cake mix dry mix only
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • green food coloring 1 drop
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar or more for dusting
  • Sprinkles or candies large heart-shaped


  • PREHEAT oven to 350° F.
  • In the bowl of your mixer CREAM together cake mix, food coloring, oil, and eggs.
  • DROP by Tablespoon into confectioners sugar.
  • CHILL dough balls for 20 minutes before transferring to a baking sheet to bake.
  • PLACE on baking sheet and press 1 large heart candy/sprinkle.
  • BAKE for 8-10 minutes until just set.
  • COOL 3-4 minutes on pan before removing to cool completely on a wire rack. SPRINKLE with more powdered sugar if desired.


Serving: 24cookiesCalories: 54kcal