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Peanut Butter Christmas Mice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon
Added: Saturday, October 15, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup peanut halves
2 tablespoons green and red M & M miniature baking bits
4 teaspoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips
60 pieces red shoestring licorice (2 inches each)

Directions:
Directions:
In large mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Refrigerate for one hour or until easy to handle.

Roll into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Pinch each ball at one end to taper. Insert two peanut halves in center of each ball for ears. Add one M and M baking bit for nose and two chocolate chips for eyes.

Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Gently insert one licorice piece into each warm cookie for tail. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Makes 5 dozen.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Everyone loves these cookies because they are so cute!

 

 

 

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