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CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE CHERRY MICE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Submitted by Christina Ragusin; From the Kitchen of Audrey Bowman

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. milk chocolate chips
1 tsp. shortening
20 Maraschino cherries WITH stems (these are a little hard to find, but they are a must!)
20 Hershey's chocolate kisses
1 pkg. sliced almonds
Small tip white icing
Small tip red icing or tiny cinnamon candy

Directions:
Directions:
- In the microwave or over the stove, melt the chocolate chips and shortening together. Stir until smooth.
- Holding a cherry by its stem, dip it into the chocolate and then press a chocolate kiss onto the cherry.
- Wedge 2 almond slices between the cherry and chocolate kiss to make the ears.
- Place this on wax paper until chocolate dries.
- Add a couple dots of white frosting for eyes, then put a little melted chocolate on a cinnamon candy and place on the end of the kiss to make the nose or dot of red icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
After arranging on serving platter, I make a white line down the middle of one of the mice and turn it into a skunk!
These are great for kids school Christmas parties!

 

 

 

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