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    Christmas Mice on Shortbread

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    Leslie O's Note:

    So cute, the perfect Christmas party cookie!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cover work area with piece of waxed paper 18 inches long.
    2. 2
      Dry cherries with paper towels.
    3. 3
      Place 2/3 cup chips and the oil in 6oz custard cup.
    4. 4
      Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 10 seconds, or until chips are softened; stir until smooth.
    5. 5
      Hold 1 cherry by stem (mouse tail), and dip into melted chips, covering completely-- even stem (tail).
    6. 6
      Immediately place on shortbread triangle, with tail at 45-degree angle.
    7. 7
      Place 2 of the sliced almonds against front of cherry to form mouse ears.
    8. 8
      Repeat with remaining cherries, shortbread and almonds.
    9. 9
      Using the remaining melted chips as glue and a toothpick to spread the melted chips, attach the flat side of a whole chip (flat side back) to the base of the almonds to form the mouse head.
    10. 10
      Using melted chips as glue, attach a few shreds of coconut for the whiskers and a red hot for the nose.
    11. 11
      Let cool without moving 50-60 minutes or until the melted chip mixture is firm and completely set.
    12. 12
      store in cool place up to one week.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 25, 2009

      55

      Soooooooo cute! I made these a couple years ago and forgot to rate the recipe. I couldn't fine shortbread triangles so I used graham crackers.

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    Nutritional Facts for Christmas Mice on Shortbread

    Serving Size: 1 (348 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 103.6
     
    Calories from Fat 47
    45%
    Total Fat 5.2 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 3.0 mg
    1%
    Sodium 52.8 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.1 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 7.9 g
    31%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    white chocolate chips

    red cinnamon candies

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