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green crinkle cookie with red heart in the middle
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Grinch Crinkle Cookie

Grinch crinkle cookies are an easy cake mix cookie that's soft and delicious! These fun treats have a huge red sprinkle in the center of the soft cookie that kids and adults love.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chill time17 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 105kcal


  • 1 box white or vanilla cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • green food coloring 1-2 drops
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • heart-shaped sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper or a silpat liner. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine cake mix, oil and eggs until fully combined. Add in drops of green food coloring.
  • Chill cookie dough for 10-20 minutes.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and dredge in confectioner's sugar, coating all sides. Place balls on baking sheets.
  • Please 1 large heart sprinkle in the middle of each ball, pressing it down to form the Grinch's heart.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until the bottoms are just golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes.
  • Remove and let cool completely on cooling rack .
  • Store in air-tight container.


Nutrition calculation made without red heart sprinkle


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg