Chocolate-Covered Cherry Mice


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35 mins (prep 30, cooking 5)
5 ingredients
15 servings
These chocolate-covered cherry mice are fun to create and make an adorable presentation for parties, bake sales, and of course, Halloween. Let the kids help by setting up a production line, and they will have a ball. These candy mice are almost too cute to eat. Check out the step-by-step instructions with photos before you begin. Here's the link: http://homecooking.about.com/od/dessertrecipes/r/blcandy25.htm The recipe calls for chocolate chips but I find they are very small.

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Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) maraschino cherries, with stems drained and dried (see notes)
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 ounce paraffin wax, chopped (see notes)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (see notes)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 (3 ounce) clear red decorating gel

Nutrition

Serving Size (9.68 g)
Servings 15
Amount per Serving
Calories 34.54 Calories from Fat 16.83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.87g 43.26%
Saturated Fat 0.85g 63.76%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 2.01mg 10.05%
Sodium 28.03mg 17.52%
Total Carbohydrate 5.19g 25.97%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.42g 12.46%
Vitamin A 11.52IU% Vitamin C 0.08mg%
Calcium 2.88mg% Iron 0.21mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
maraschino cherries, semisweet chocolate, sliced almonds, clear, red decorating gel
 

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