Grinch Freakshake recipe ideal for fun Christmas Parties for Kids

Gloriously Green Grinch Freakshake Recipe

Make this delicious dessert drink themed around How The Grinch Stole Christmas with this step by step recipe to create a Grinch Freakshake.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas, Desserts, Drinks, Freakshake, Party Food
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1 Freakshake
Author Cerys Parker


  • 5 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 125 ml whole milk
  • 1 container white frosting
  • 1 white frosted donut
  • green gel food coloring
  • 1 container red nonpareils sprinkles

Grinch Cookies

  • 2 round cookies
  • 1 tube green cookie icing
  • 1 tube yellow cookie icing
  • 1 tube brown cookie icing
  • 1 tube black cookie icing
  • 1 bag green candy melts
  • 1 bag red candy melts
  • 1 box Little Debby Christmas Tree treats
  • 1 can whipped cream


  1. Using the cookie icing colours, decorate the round cookies however you would like! Just have fun! If you would like some Grinch Face inspiration check out some of the images on Google.

  2. In a microwave safe bowl, scoop out the frosting into the bowl and place in the microwave for 10 second to soften it up.
  3. Once soft, mix in a few drops of green gel food colouring until you get a slightly dark tone.

  4. Scoop the frosting into the piping bag and cut the tip.

  5. Pipe the frosting onto the milkshake glass to look like a drizzle around the edge.

  6. Do the same with the frosting onto the doughnut.

  7. Sprinkle the red sprinkles all over the frosting on the glass and doughnut.

  8. Using the frosting, pipe a thick line of frosting onto the top flat side of some chopsticks.

  9. Using alternating colours of the candy melts. Place about 5 green candy melts and 4 red candy melts onto 1 chopstick

  10. Repeat the step again with only using 4 green candy melts and 3 red candy melts
  11. Set aside so that the frosting can harden
  12. Pipe frosting onto two more sticks and place the decorated cookies onto the frosting
  13. Allow to dry
  14. Using one more chop stick, push the pointy side into the bottom of the Little Debby treat
  15. Set aside
  16. Using a blender, add in the 5 scoops of vanilla ice cream to the milk and blend until smooth.

  17. Blend in a few drops of green gel food colouring and mix until combined.

  18. Pour shake into prepared milkshake glass
  19. Place doughnut onto the rim of the milkshake.

  20. Carefully push the Little Debby stick into the centre back side of the doughnut.

  21. Using the two candy melt sticks, push them into the left side of the Little Debby treat.

  22. Carefully push in one of the decorated cookies into the right side of the doughnut.

  23. Then carefully push in the second decorated cookie into the left side in front of the candy melts.

  24. Pipe whipped cream into the center of the donut and enjoy!