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Christmas Eve Mice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tracey Hart
Added: Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
24 double stuffed oreo cookies
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips
2 tsp. shortening
24 red maraschino cherries with stems
24 milk chocolate kisses
48 sliced almonds
1 small tube green decorative gel
1 small tube red decorative gel

Directions:
Directions:
Carefully twist cookies apart; set aside with cream side up. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Holding each cherry by the stem, dip in melted chocolate, then press onto the bottom of a chocolate kiss. Place on the cream filling of the cookie, with cherry stem extending beyond cookie edge. For ears, place slivered almonds between the cherry and kiss. Refrigerate until set. With green gel, pipe holly leaves on the cream. With red gel, pipe eyes on each kiss and holly berries on to leaves.

 

 

 

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