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Grinch Crinkle Cookies

Learn how to make fun and easy Grinch Cookies Recipe. Grinch Cookies are delicious and sure to be a special holiday tradition to enjoy with your family!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grinch Crinkle cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 1 box White cake mix
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • Red and leaf green gel food coloring
  • 1 container of white sanding sugar


  • Preheat oven at 350º F.
  • Using a standing mixer, combine cake mix, vegetable oil, and 2 eggs until combined.
  • Divide the batter into two separate bowls.
  • Mix red food coloring into one bowl
  • Mix green food coloring into the second bowl
  • Take about 2 teaspoons of green color of dough and 1 teaspoon of the red dough and form into small sized balls.
  • Pour the sanding sugar into a bowl
  • Roll cookie dough into the sanding sugar
  • Place cookie dough balls about 2 inches apart on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Lightly push each cookie dough ball down so that it becomes a thick but flat disk.
  • Bake for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to completely cool before Enjoying!


Your kids will love this Grinch treat!


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 18mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 0.5mg