Christmas Chocolate Cherry Mice

Tara Noland

These mischievous little mice will be the center of attention on any cookie tray. They would also make a fantastic display for any holiday cheese platter, giving that perfect whimsical feel. They are easy to create and are a great make ahead recipe that can be used anytime over the holidays as they keep well in the fridge for weeks.

Christmas Mice by Noshing With The Nolands

Christmas Chocolate Cherry Mice

These are the perfect holiday treat to bring as a gift or for a classroom party.

Course Dessert
Keyword gluten free, kid-friendly cooking
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 130 kcal


  • 18 maraschino cherries drained and dried
  • 1-1 1/2 cups milk chocolate melted
  • 36 sliced almonds
  • 18 Hershey kisses
  • White chocolate small amount melted for eyes


  1. Dip the maraschino cherries into the chocolate and let the excess drip off. Place a Hershey's kiss at the bottom of the cherry and lay both on wax paper lined cookie sheet. Let the chocolate harden slightly and add two almond sliced for ears. Repeat for all eighteen mice. Place the cookie sheet in the fridge to set the chocolate. When set melt the white chocolate and using a toothpick dipped in the chocolate create eyes. Let set again in the fridge.

Christmas Mice by Noshing With The Nolands


ABOUT TARA: Tara’s love of cooking started at a very young age where she would cook for her family. That love has continued over the years and now includes lots of time spent in the kitchen with her husband and daughter creating and entertaining. She also has a new found love of photography, working hard to increase her skills. When pulled away from the kitchen the family loves to explore and travel.BonBon Break Reader Recipes Submissions

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