17 Grinch Inspired Recipes to Make for Your Holiday Movie Night

In case you haven’t heard, the Grinch is coming to town! And to get into the holiday spirit, we’re going to be cooking up some Grinch inspired recipes. These easy recipes are perfect for a movie night or Christmas party.

We’ve got everything from green cocktails to Grinch themed desserts. So gather your friends and family and get ready to celebrate with some delicious Grinch food!

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What Makes a “Grinch Food”

Before we get into the recipes, let’s talk about what makes a Grinch food. Any food that is green, has an obvious reference to the Grinch, or is just generally fun and festive can be considered a “Grinch food”. So don’t be afraid to get creative when it comes to your recipes!

You could also use more Dr. Seuss inspired recipes, like green eggs and ham!

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How to Make Grinch Green with Food Coloring

Many of the recipes here will require you to make your food green.

Fortunately, it’s really easy to do! All you need is some food coloring and a few drops can turn any dish Grinch-green.

If you’re looking for a more natural way to get that signature Grinch color, then try using matcha powder.

Matcha powder is made from ground green tea leaves and it’s a great way to add some natural color without affecting the flavor of your dish.

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Grinch Food and Drink Ideas

Now that you know how to make your food Grinch-green, it’s time to get cooking! Here are 17 of our all-time favorite Grinch food and drinks to make!

Final Thoughts

We hope these Grinch food and drink recipes have given you some inspiration for your holiday movie night or Christmas party.

No matter what kind of recipes you choose to make, just remember to have fun and keep it festive! Make a cup of homemade eggnog and Christmas cookies to get into the holiday spirit.

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  • Ali Van Straten

    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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