Cherry Mice Recipe
Cherry Mice Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Say cheese! Our sweet little mice are so cute, you'll want to take a picture. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 24 maraschino cherries with stems, well drained
  • 24 milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped
  • 48 almond slices

Directions

In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Holding each cherry by the stem, dip into chocolate mixture. Place on a sheet of waxed paper; let stand until set.
Reheat remaining chocolate; dip cherries again, then press onto the bottom of a chocolate kiss. For ears, place almond slices between cherry and kiss. Refrigerate until set. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Cherry Mice in Ultimate Halloween 2014 2014, p76

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 24 maraschino cherries with stems, well drained
  • 24 milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped
  • 48 almond slices
  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Holding each cherry by the stem, dip into chocolate mixture. Place on a sheet of waxed paper; let stand until set.
  2. Reheat remaining chocolate; dip cherries again, then press onto the bottom of a chocolate kiss. For ears, place almond slices between cherry and kiss. Refrigerate until set. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Cherry Mice in Ultimate Halloween 2014 2014, p76

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chica1970 User ID: 8440631 255114
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2016

"Question - what kind of shortening did you use?"

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mary matheson User ID: 1968925 214835
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2014

"they were easy and fun to do and tasted very good."

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