Chocolate Christmas Mice (Or Anytime Mice)

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

My mom taught my little brother and me how to make these little mice. They are so fun! I'm guessing about the quantities and yield.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb cherries, with stems
  • 1 lb Hershey chocolate kiss
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips, for melting
  • sliced almonds
  • icing (optional) or red-hot candies (optional)


  1. Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler and dip a cherriy into the chocolate, holding by the stem ("tail").
  2. Set cherry on its side on waxed paper. This is the mouse's body and tail.
  3. While chocolate it still gooey, "glue" on a hershey's kiss to the mouse's body, with the bottom of the kiss touching the cherry and the pointy part pointing out, the opposite direction that the tail is pointing.
  4. Add sliced almonds in the seam for ears.
  5. Decorate with icing or red hots for eyes and nose.
  6. Repeat with the rest of the cherries, etc.


Most Helpful

Great recipe! I made these last year and gave them to my students and they loved them! I placed each mouse on half of a double stuffed oreo while assembling so he looks like he's on snow. Then i placed each one in a white muffin paper, wrapped in seran and tied the top with ribbon. These are really cute and if you do them in assembly style they go fairly quickly. Thanks for sharing!

Caretta December 08, 2009

These little babies are a huge hit! I strain and dry the cherries than I put the cherries and the kisses (cherry flavored kisses) in the fridge til cold. I dip the cold cherries in the chocolate and put the cold kisses on they firm up very quickly. The ears are the crowning glory. Thanks for a great recipe people start asking me for them in October!

Ladymedic November 22, 2009

They have been around for years. I have been making them for a long time, I put them on my cookie trays and everyone loves them.

glenda_dunlap1 December 15, 2015

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