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Grinch Cookies

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 4 people


  • 1 box Duncan Hines French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3-4 drops Green Food Coloring
  • 1 Small Bowl of Powdered Sugar (for dusting)
  • Sprinkles or Heart Candies (optional)


  • Preheat your oven to 350° F.
  • In your mixing bowl, cream together cake mix, oil, eggs, and green food coloring. Make sure that you don’t go overboard with the food coloring, you are looking for a light to medium color green.
  • After you get done mixing, wrap the top of the bowl and chill the dough for 10-15 minutes.
  • Then, you drop one Tablespoon, at a time, of dough into the bowl of confectioner’s sugar and roll into balls.
  • Place on a baking sheet and just lightly press a heart candy or sprinkle into the middle (or with your finger, lightly press into the middle making a little hole, then sprinkle some small Valentine sprinkles).
  • Bake the cookies for 8 minutes or until they are set. They will look puffy when they are out of the oven, but once cool, they will be settle down looking like cookies.
  • Let them cool on a plate or wire rack for 2 minutes. Then voila!! You have made the Grinch cookies!!