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Crinkle Grinch Cookies - Easy Cake Mix Cookies

Course: Sweets
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Chill: 15 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Bella
Crinkle Grinch cookies are a worthy addition to your festive baking list. If you’re looking for green Christmas cookies, these are definitely fun! Enjoy munching on Grinch cake mix cookies while watching Christmas movies.
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  • 1 Box vanilla cake mix
  • 1/3 Cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • food coloring Green
  • 1 Sprinkle Icing sugar for dusting
  • 1 Pinch sprinkles Large heart-shaped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In the mixer bowl, cream together cake mix, food coloring, oil, and eggs.
  • Chill the dough for 15 minutes.
  • Roll a tablespoon of dough into a ball and then roll in icing sugar.
  • Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and press a large heart sprinkle in the middle.
  • Place baking sheet and cookies in the fridge to chill for 5 minutes.
  • Bake for 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Let cool on pan and then remove to cool completely on a wire rack


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 185mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg


Gel food colouring is preferred in order to get the vibrant colour.

The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.