Sunday, October 31, 2010

Munchable Mice

No haunted house would be complete without scurrying mice. We've caught a few to serve to our guests! - Gooseberry Patch Blog

Munchable Mice
a few changes, original recipe from Gooseberry Patch Halloween Cookbook

6 oz pkg melting chocolate
24 Maraschino Cherries with stems, well drained
24 milk chocolate Hershey Kisses
48 almond slices
Candy Eye Balls (from a cake store)

Melt chocolate in microwave, in 30 second increments (and do a little at a time so it doesn't start to harden to quickly). To make each mouse, hold cherry by the stem and dip into melted chocolate mixture. Set on wax paper; press a chocolate drop onto opposite side of cherry from stem. For ears, insert 2 almond slices between cherry and chocolate drop. Using a toothpick dip in melted chocolate and then place the eye ball on the mice using the melted chocolate as your glue. Cover; keep refrigerated. Makes 2 dozen.

This recipe post is linked to: Cookbook Sundays


  1. A lady at our church made something similar to these for our fall party last week. Both your and her versions are so cute. It's definitely something I may try to make next year.

  2. Tina, these are so cute, lol! I've never seen little mice like that before. I'd love to try them next year too. Thank you so much for sharing your mice with Cookbook Sundays. Have a great day!

  3. These are so cute. You really did a good job on them. By the way, I'm holding a CSN giveaway on my blog and you're welcome to come by and enter for a chance to win.

  4. I really love your mice! I've also seen these around Christmas time. They make such a great treat!

    Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites! I'm featuring you this week! Hope you'll link up with us again!

  5. OMG - those are too darn cute. I love chocolate dipped cherries so I have to try these. They look gorgeous.
    Sue :-)


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