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Almond Mice Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Almond Mice Cookies, by , is from The Visco Table , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Pat Syrotiak
Added: Sunday, December 4, 2011


Dough needs to chill for 1 hour before shaping

1 cup soft butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
1 tspn vanilla
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tspn almond extract


Chocolate chip pieces cut in half
Unsalted peanut halves
Red licorice laces cut into 3" pieces

Beat butter an dsugar until fluffy.
beat in egg and extracts . Beat in flour until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for 1 Hr.
Roll dough into 1 1/2" balls and then reshape into mouse shape( tear like shapes) . Place two peanut halves in mouse for earrs. Half chocolate chip pieces for eyes and with wooden toothpick make a hole for the tail which you will put in its place after cookies are baked . Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 9-12 minutes. Mice edges should be light brown . Immediately after baking place licorice lace in hole for tail .




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