Grinch Milkshake is the perfect treat to celebrate the holiday season. Mint chocolate chip is blended to make a fun and festive shake.

Grinch Milkshake with whipped cream and a red straw
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We love making Grinch themed desserts for Christmas. The fun green color and the red heart sprinkles are always a crowd favorite. This is an easy recipes that can be made in a variety of ways.

We love to serve in a fun milkshake glass with a festive straw. My kids look forward to this delicious holiday treat every year. They even enjoy this Chick Fil A Peppermint Milkshake Recipe.

Why Make This Milkshake:

This is the perfect milkshake to make this holiday. It is the perfect milkshake to enjoy while watching your favorite Grinch movie.

Simple ingredients makes this milkshake a family favorite.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients needed - mint chocolate chip ice cream, milk, green food coloring, almond bark, green sprinkles, red heart sprinkles, whipped cream, maraschino cherry
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream 
  • Milk 
  • Green Gel Food Coloring 
  • White Chocolate Almond Bark 
  • Bright Green Sprinkles 
  • Red Heart Sprinkles  
  • Whipped Cream (for topping) 
  • Maraschino Cherry (for topping) 

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Additions and Substitutions:

  • Boozy Grinch Milkshakes – If you are looking for making a boozy milkshake add in Kahlua. You can still add the red grinch heart to the top of the milkshake.
  • Green Smoothie – If you are looking for a healthier option, make a smoothie recipe with spinach. Load the smoothie with banana, pineapple and whole milk.
  • Melted White Chocolate – Instead of using almond bark, melt white chocolate chips.
  • Change Ice Cream – Make this milkshake with vanilla ice cream and dye it with green food coloring gel. Continue to add until the right green color you desire.

Step by Step Instructions: 

  • Step 1 – Melt chocolate – Melt the almond bark based on the package instructions in a large bowl. 
Melting almond bark
  • Step 2 – Dip glass – Place the rim of 1 serving cup in the almond bark. To coat the top of the rim with the melted almond bark. 
Dipping the glass in the melted white chocolate
  • Step 3 – Add Sprinkles – Place the green sprinkles on a plate. Then place the almond bark in the sprinkles. Use your hands to coat the almond bark with the sprinkle mixture. 
Dipping the glass in the green sprinkles
  • Step 4 – Freeze Cup – Place the cup in the freezer while you prepare the shake. So that the rim mixture will set. 
  • Step 5 – Blend Ingredients – Add the ice cream, milk and green food coloring to a blender.  Blend until smooth. 
  • Step 6 – Pour Milkshake – Pour the milkshake into the prepared glasses.  Top with generous amount of the whipped cream, a red heart sprinkle and a cherry.  
  • Step 7 – Serve and Enjoy – Serve immediately while cold and enjoy! 

Recipe Tips:

  • Ice – Do not add ice to the milk shake as it will water down the shake before serving.  
  • Freeze Glasses – After dipping the milkshake glasses in the melted chocolate, place in the freezer. We think the milkshake taste best in a frosted mug.
  • Double the Recipe – This recipe is for one serving. Feel free to make more and serve in a large pitcher.
Grinch Milkshake with whipped cream and a red straw

How to Serve Grinch Milkshake:

We recommend serving in fun milkshake glasses to make it more fun and festive. Make sure to get some fun and festive straws to go with the Grinch theme.

Grinch Milkshake with whipped cream and a red straw

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Store Leftovers:

Store your leftovers in the freezer and serve within 2 days. These milkshakes are best served immediately.

Can I Prepared ahead of Time?

Yes, you can prepare ahead of time. Store the milkshake in the freezer. When you are ready to serve, top with the whipped cream and cherries. You can even top with red candies or red sprinkles on rim of the milkshake.

More Easy Grinch Recipes:

We love hearing from you. If you make this Grinch Shake, please leave us a comment or a star review.

Grinch Milkshake

5 from 1 vote
Grinch Milkshake is the perfect treat to celebrate the holiday season. Mint chocolate chip is blended to make a fun and festive shake.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 589

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • Green Gel Food Coloring
  • 1 Square Almond Bark
  • Bright Green Sprinkles
  • Red Heart Sprinkles
  • Whipped Cream for topping
  • Maraschino Cherries for topping
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Instructions

  • Melt the almond bark based on the package instructions in a large bowl.  Place the rim of 1 serving cup in the almond bark to coat the top of the rim with the melted almond bark.
  • Place the green sprinkles on a plate and place the almond bark in the sprinkles and use your hands to coat the almond bark with the sprinkle mixture.
  • Place the cup in the freezer while you prepare the shake so that the rim mixture will set.
  • Add the ice cream, milk and green food coloring to a blender.  Blend until smooth.
  • Pour the milkshake into the prepared glasses.  Top with whipped cream, a red heart sprinkle and a cherry.
  • Serve immediately while cold and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Do not add ice to the milk shake as it will water down the shake before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 589kcal, Carbohydrates 66g, Protein 11g, Fat 31g, Saturated Fat 19g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 8g, Cholesterol 123mg, Sodium 235mg, Potassium 617mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 60g, Vitamin A 1210IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 413mg, Iron 0.2mg

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