We’re going all things Grinch this Christmas as we sit and read How The Grinch Stole Christmas and watch the movies and cartoons. My kids love the Grinch and we have had a lot of fun creating Grinch Crafts, Activities and Recipes in the past. This time we have a very simple Grinch Cookie that the kids can decorate and it’s quick to make.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cookies - Easy Decorating for kids to make. Fun food for Christmas Parties and Movies Time.

Grinch Nutter Butters Cookies to Create

Whilst I was over in the USA I discovered Nutter Butters for the first time and loved them. I bought back a box for the kids and they discovered them too! I love how easy they are to use to create some fun quick and easy decorated cookies and they lend themselves perfectly for these Grinch themed treats for kids to make.

Easy to make Grinch Themed decorated nutter butters for kids

Now I haven’t found them in our local supermarket but I have found them online so you can make them in the UK too. If not I think that these would be great made with some of our favourite sandwich biscuits just adapt the decorating.

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Easy Grinch Decorated Cookies Ingredients

Nutter Butters

Bright Green Candy Melts

Cocoa Candy Melts

Miniature M&Ms

Step by Step photos on making Grinch Cookies with Kids

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Easy to Decorate Grinch Nutter Butters Cookies

Get the kids involved creating these easy Grinch cookies using Nutter Butters. Decorate them and enjoy whilst reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas or watching the film.
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Course: Cookies
Cuisine: Fun Food
Keyword: Christmas, Cookies, Cooking with Kids, Fun Food for Kids
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 Cookies
Author: Cerys Parker


  • 1 packet Nutter Butters
  • 2 cups Light green candy melts
  • 1 cup Cocoa candy melts
  • 1 packet Miniature M&M’s


  • Line a baking tray with a piece of greaseproof paper.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the green candy melts. Use 50% power for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  • Place a Nutter Butters into your melted green chocolate, making sure it’s covered and remove with a fork shaking off any excess chocolate.
  • Place onto the baking tray and add two yellow M&M’s towards to top for eyes.
  • Transfer to the freezer for 10 minutes when all your Nutter Butters are covered this is so that they can set
  • Add one cup of cocoa candy melts into a small microwaveable bowl and melt on 50% power for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  • Scoop your melted cocoa melts into a silicone piping bag and draw a dot on each eye and draw the Grinch’s face like pictured.
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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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