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Christmas Eve Mice

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Ingredients
  Cream filled chocolate sandwich cookies 24 (Double Stuffed)
  Semisweet chocolate chips 6 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Shortening 2 Teaspoon
  Red maraschino cherries 24 , well drained (With Stems)
  Milk chocolate kisses 24
  Sliced almonds 48
  Purchased decorator icing in tubes 1 Small (Green Gel)
  Purchased decorator icing in tubes 1 Small (Red Gel)
Directions

Carefully twist cookies apart; set aside the halves with cream filling.
Save plain halves for another use.
In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
Holding each cherry by the stem, dip in melted chocolate, then press onto the bottom of a chocolate kiss.
Place on the cream filling of cookie, with cherry stem extending beyond cookie edge.
For ears, place slivered almonds between the cherry and kiss.
Refrigerate until set.
With green gel, pipe holly leaves on the cream.
With red gel, pipe holly berries between leaves and pipe eyes on each chocolate kiss.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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