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Spread Christmas Cheer with Festive Grinch-Inspired Cookie Cups



Grinch-Inspired Cookie Cups


Super easy to make, these cookie cups are premade cookie dough baked in a mini muffin pan, with piped frosting and red heart sprinkles.


'Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread some Christmas cheer than with deliciously festive treats? If you're a fan of Dr. Seuss's beloved Grinch character, then get ready for a treat that will make your heart grow three sizes bigger! Introducing our delightful Grinch-inspired cookie cups – these bite-sized goodies are sure to put a smile on everyone's face this holiday season. So grab your apron and let's dive into the whimsical world of Who-ville as we whip up these scrumptious delights that would even make the Grinch himself crack a grin!


When it comes to Christmas desserts, there is no shortage of creative and delicious options. From gingerbread houses to peppermint bark, there are endless ways to add some holiday cheer to your sweet treats. One dessert that has been gaining popularity in recent years is Grinch-inspired cookie cups.


These adorable treats combine the classic flavors of chocolate chip cookies with a festive twist inspired by Dr. Seuss' beloved character, The Grinch. Not only are they visually appealing, but they also make for a fun and tasty addition to any holiday gathering or Christmas movie night.


So what exactly are Grinch-inspired cookie cups? Simply put, they are miniature chocolate chip cookies baked in a mini muffin tin and then shaped into little cups. These cups are then filled with green-tinted frosting and topped with a red candy heart, resembling the iconic image of The Grinch's heart growing three sizes.


Not only do these cookie cups look cute and festive, but they also capture the essence of The Grinch's transformation from a grumpy grouch to a kind-hearted individual who learns the true meaning of Christmas. Plus, who can resist anything that combines chocolate chip cookies with creamy frosting?


But besides being an adorable addition to your Christmas spread, these cookie cups also have practical benefits. They are easy to make (no need for fancy decorating skills) and can be made in large batches

 

Servings: 24

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 17-20 minutes

Down time: 1 hour

Storage: store in an airtight container

 

Ingredients:

 


●       24 oz Ready To Bake Sugar Cookie Dough (24 ct)

●       1 cup white frosting

●       16-20 drops green food coloring

●       Red heart sprinkles








Directions:

 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Place one piece of cookie dough into each cavity of a 24 count mini cupcake pan.

  3. Transfer the pan to the oven, and bake for 17-20 minutes, or until cookies are golden.

  4. Remove the pan from the oven and set on a wire cooling rack for 1 hour.

  5. Carefully remove the cookie cups. You may gently use a butterknife around the edge to help pop it out.

  6. Add frosting to a bowl, and stir in food coloring, until you have a solid color.

  7. Add frosting to a piping bag, or plastic baggie, and snip off the end. Pipe frosting into each of the cookie cups, and top with a few heart sprinkles.


The holiday season is all about spreading joy and cheer, and what better way to do that than with some festive Grinch-inspired cookie cups? These tasty treats are sure to put a smile on everyone's face and bring the spirit of Christmas into your home. With just a few simple ingredients and some creativity, you can whip up these cute and delicious cookies for your family or friends. So why not give them a try this holiday season? Your heart might just grow three sizes from all the love shared around these delightful Grinch treats!

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Brittany Gilley
Brittany Gilley
Dec 20, 2023

super cute idea!

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