Merry Grinchmas! 24 Fun Grinch Recipes for Festive Fun

Christmas just isn’t the same without at least some Grinch-themed foods or drinks, or even both! These Grinch recipes deliver plenty of appealing options, including cocktails, cookies, and cakes. Oh, and there’s even an unusual Grinch-themed charcuterie board! So, if you love this iconic character and you’re also looking for some red and green Christmas treats, take a look and pick out something special to make first. Whether you are having a Grinch party or just watching the movie for the 10th time, these Grinch recipes will make your heart grow three sizes!

Crinkle Grinch Cookies – Easy Cake Mix Cookies

Crinkle Grinch Cookies on a plate.

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Crinkle Grinch Cookies. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Crinkle Grinch cookies are a worthy addition to your festive baking list. If you’re looking for red or green Christmas cookies, these add a touch of fun to your holiday table! Enjoy munching on Grinch cake mix cookies while watching your favorite Christmas movies. Can you think of a better combo than Grinch Christmas cookies and festive movies? Nope, me neither!
Get the Recipe: Crinkle Grinch Cookies

Very Merry Melon Grinch Green Cocktail

Very Merry Melon Grinch Green Cocktail. Photo Credit: xoxoBella

Watermelon rum, melon liqueur, and blue Curaçao combine to create a festive melon Grinch green cocktail. This tropical melon cocktail is a wonderful green holiday drink. The glass has a pretty lemon sugar rim and the cocktail itself boasts the distinctive flavour of melon along with tangy citrus and fruity rum.
Get the Recipe: Very Merry Melon Grinch Green Cocktail

Festive Holiday Hot Chocolate – Grinch Green

Festive holiday hot chocolate. Photo credit: xoxoBella

A green hot cocoa with red candy hearts is just what you need to boost your holiday spirit. This fun holiday party drink is green Grinch hot chocolate and perfect for watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas! This is a festive holiday season hot chocolate recipe which is guaranteed to bring a smile to every face this Christmas.
Get the Recipe: Festive Holiday Hot Chocolate – Grinch Green

Grinch Crumbl Christmas Sugar Cookies

Grinch Crumbl Christmas Sugar Cookies. Photo credit: xoxobella.

Crumbl Christmas sugar cookies are wonderfully sweet sugar cookies with hints of almond and vanilla extract in every bite. These copycat Crumbl cookies are similar to the ones you can get at the Crumbl bakery but you can have fun making them yourself at home and not having to drive to the store. This cute vanilla sugar cookie recipe is decorated with Christmas themed frosting and sprinkles, making them perfect for the festive season.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Crumbl Christmas Sugar Cookies

Grinch Heart Cookies – Stained Glass Window

Grinch Window Heart Cookies. Photo credit: xoxoBella

Grinch heart cookies are a fun and festive holiday treat. So the Grinch himself might not be the most ‘festive’ soul at heart (far from it!) but these red and green Christmas cookies are so cute! And Grinch cookies with a heart shaped stained glass window are perfect for Christmas.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Heart Cookies – Stained Glass Window

Heart Shaped Grinch Cookies

Heart Shaped Grinch Cookies. Photo credit: Sugar and Soul.

This simple cookie recipe is so much fun for the holidays! Make this for your annual Grinch watch party, or to share a snack that is destined to make quite an impression!
Get the Recipe: Heart Shaped Grinch Cookies

Grinch Sugar Cookie Bars. Photo credit: Fun Cookie Recipes.

Sugar cookie bars are always a favorite snack, but this recipe is so cute, it might steal your heart! Make these for a party, to leave for Santa or just to nibble on as you wrap gifts.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Sugar Cookie Bars

Grinch Snowball Cookies

Grinch Snowball Cookies. Photo credit: Mama Needs Cake.

Snowball cookies are a must make for the holidays, but this recipe is perfect for fans of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. These melt in your mouth cookies are easy to make and have a hidden surprise inside that you just have to taste to discover.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Snowball Cookies

Grinch Blossom Cookies

Grinch Blossom Cookies. Photo credit: The Denver Housewife.

Make this cookie blossom recipe without peanut butter for a delectable, buttery base with a yummy chocolate center. These are festive, fun and best of all, fairly easy, so you can let the kids help if you like.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Blossom Cookies

Grinch Hot Cocoa

Grinch Hot Cocoa. Photo credit: Balancing Motherhood.

This creamy green cocoa has the best flavor. Make it for a sippable sweet the whole family can enjoy as they watch the classic cartoon, or funny film!
Get the Recipe: Grinch Hot Cocoa

Grinch Heart Macarons

Grinch Heart Macarons. Photo credit: What the Fork.

Macarons are such a yummy little treat and this recipe is no exception! This recipe uses gluten free ingredients for a treat that you can share with everyone! You will agree this recipe is well worth the effort required.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Heart Macarons

Grinch Mimosa

Grinch Mimosa. Photo credit: The Toasty Kitchen.

These green mimosas are just the thing to serve at a holiday brunch! They have simple ingredients and the best flavour, with plenty of holiday cheer in each sip! Add heart shaped strawberry garnish for the full effect.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Mimosa

Grinch Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

Grinch Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies. Photo credit: Pam’s Daily Dish.

Grab a white cake mix to make these easy and yummy treats. Share them with your friends in a goodie box, or take them to your cookie exchange for a fun option that everyone will enjoy.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

Christmas Thumbprint Cookies

Christmas Thumbprint Cookies. Photo credit: On My Kids Plate.

Thumbprint cookies with a buttery base, creamy center and a heart shaped candy make the best movie night treat. These are easy, festive and so much fun to share!
Get the Recipe: Christmas Thumbprint Cookies

Fur Frosted Grinch Cookies

Fur Frosted Grinch Cookies. Photo credit: Finding Zest.

This furry frosted cookie is so much fun! With a buttery sugar cookie base and the fluffiest frosting, you are going to love this easy recipe as a holiday snack worth sharing with everyone.
Get the Recipe: Fur Frosted Grinch Cookies

Grinch Crinkle Cookies

Grinch Crinkle Cookies. Photo credit: Fun Cookie Recipes.

Green crinkle cookies with a red candy heart make for such an easy and tasty treat. Share these at a holiday cookie exchange, or munch on them as you watch the Grinch with your favorite little whos, down in whoville.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Crinkle Cookies

Grinch Cake Balls

Grinch Cake Balls. Photo credit: Sugar and Soul.

This cute cake ball recipe is destined to make your heart grow three sizes after one bite. Make these for your holiday party, or as a gift to share with a How the Grinch Stole Christmas fan.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Cake Balls

Grinch Pretzel Bites

Grinch Pretzel Bites. Photo credit: Organized Island.

If you need an easy no bake goodie to share with big Grinch vibes; this is the thing to make! These are sweet, salty and so tasty! Make them for goodie bags or as a movie night snack.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Pretzel Bites

Who Pudding

Who Pudding. Photo credit: Play Party Plan.

This pretty pink pudding is a must make for anyone who adores the Grinch! It has candy, cake and pudding frosting for a wonderful after dinner treat.
Get the Recipe: Who Pudding

Grinch Jello Shots

Grinch Jello Shots. Photo credit: Easy Sips and Dips.

Serve a fun jello shot to all of the grown up whos at your holiday party with this fun recipe. It is easy, boozy and sure to bring smiles to all of your 21+ friends.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Jello Shots

Grinch Christmas Dessert Charcuterie Board

Grinch Cookies with Fur Frosting. Photo credit: Finding Zest.

This fun Grinch themed Christmas dessert charcuterie board is the perfect addition to any Grinchmas celebration, Grinch movie night, or Christmas party! Just pick a board or dessert platter and fill it with sweet treats to look like the Grinch’s face and you’ll have the perfect themed addition to any holiday season festivity!
Get the Recipe: Grinch Christmas Dessert Charcuterie Board

Christmas Candy Nougat Recipe

Christmas Candy Nougat Recipe. Photo credit: Easy Everday Recipes.

Combining the rich flavors of decadent nougat with whimsical holiday ingredients, this easy-to-follow Christmas Candy Nougat Recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household.
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Grinch Punch Recipe

Grinch Punch Recipe. Photo credit: Thrifty Jinxy.

Merry Grinchmas! Add some extra fun to your Christmas celebrations with this delicious green Grinch Punch served up in Christmas ornaments. It’s so festive!
Get the Recipe: Grinch Punch Recipe

Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs

Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs. Photo credit: Little Sunny KItchen .

The cutest Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs that pop open when you add them to hot milk and turn your hot chocolate green! They’re made with white hot chocolate mix, crushed candy canes, and miniature marshmallows, and decorated with a big red heart! These hot chocolate bombs make the most adorable gifts during the holiday season.
Get the Recipe: Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs

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