Chocolate Halloween Mice

Recipe by Dari Donovan
READY IN: 17mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares
  • 13
  • 1
    cup chocolate wafer, finely crushed
  • 13
    cup additional chocolate wafer, finely crumbled (for dark mice)
  • 13
    cup confectioners' sugar (for white mice)
  • 24
    silver dragees (small silver, edible balls for eyes)
  • 24
    sliced almonds (for ears)
  • 12
    licorice, strings (for tails)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt the chocolate, and combine with sour cream. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate wafer crumbs. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  • Roll by level tablespoonfuls into balls. Mold to a slight point at one end (the nose).
  • Roll dough in confectioners sugar (for white mice), or in chocolate wafer crumbs (for dark mice).
  • On each mouse, place dragees in appropriate spot for eyes, almond slices for ears, and a licorice string for the tail.
  • Refrigerate for at least two hours until firm.
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