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Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

So cute, the perfect Christmas party cookie!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

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

5 5

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.