Cake Mix Grasshopper Sandwich Cookies Recipe

In a house with three little kids, we take celebrating holidays pretty seriously!  My kids love St. Patrick’s Day and I love all the cute green treats that come with it!  These cookies are perfectly soft and chewy and the mint frosting in the middle is so good!

Serves: 15

Cake Mix Grasshopper Sandwich Cookies Recipe

5 minPrep Time

8 minCook Time

13 minTotal Time

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  • 1 pkg. Devils Food cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • Green food coloring


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix together cake mix, eggs and shortening until well combined. The dough will be pretty thick.
  3. Roll dough into 1-inch balls, making sure they are all similar in size.
  4. Place dough onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
  5. Immediately transfer cookies to a cooking rack.
  6. To make the frosting, mix together butter, milk, powdered sugar, peppermint extract and as much green food coloring as desired (I used 8 drops) until smooth.
  7. Spread onto cooled cookies and sandwich together.

 These Grasshopper Sandwich Cookies from are perfect for St. Patrick's Day!

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