These 4-ingredient grinch cookies are as easy to make as they are fun to eat. They only take 25 minutes from start to finish and the kids will love them especially when you enjoy them while watching the Grinch on tv or reading the classic book!
Servings: 18 cookies
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
In a stand mixer, combine the dry cake mix, the dry pistachio pudding mix, butter and eggs then mix well
Using a mini cookie (icecream) scoop, roll dough into about 1” balls
In another bowl, combine the powdered sugar and cornstarch
Roll each cookie dough ball in the powdered sugar and cornstarch mixture
Place balls on a silicone mat lined baking sheet and bake cookies 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are lightly brown on the bottom and still soft to the touch on top (I like them just undercooked)
Remove cookies from the oven and immedietely press a candy heart gently into the corner of each
Let the cookies rest for 1-2 minutes then transfer to a wire rack
Pro Tip: Any gluten-free cake mix will do but I prefer this easy to find Pillsbury gluten-free yellow cake mix.
You can make these dairy-free by simply using a dairy-free butter stick and a dairy-free, gluten-free cake mix.
I love to freeze them and pull just one or two out when I want (I almost put need) them. They only take 15 minutes or so to thaw. Although, I love them cold and a bit frozen.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for 3-4 days. Make sure to cool them entirely before putting them in a container with the lid and keep them in a cool, dry place so the powdered sugar doesn't get moist.
Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg