Nutcracker Mice Candy

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Looking for a cute Nutcracker-themed recipe? These Nutcracker mice candies are super easy to make and very cute. You only need a few ingredients to make them and they are sure to be a hit with the kids.

Nutcracker Mice Candy

Nutcracker Mice Candy

These Nutcracker mice candies are super easy to make and very cute. You only need a few ingredients to make them and they are sure to be a hit with the kids. 
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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 12 Servings

What you will need

  • 15 Hershey kisses
  • 15 Red hots candies
  • 15 Maraschino cherries WITH stems
  • ½ cup Chocolate chips
  • 30 Peanut halves
  • Small tube of black icing

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  • Place the cherries on a paper towel-lined plate and pat them dry to get as much moisture off of them as possible.
  • Melt the chocolate chips according to package directions.
  • Holding the stem of a cherry, dip it into the melted chocolate. Place the chocolate coated cherry on it’s side on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Press a Hershey's Kiss into the opposite side of the cherry from the stem.
  • Add two peanut halves in the top between the cherry and Hershey's Kiss for the mouse’s ears.
  • Add a dab of melted chocolate on the back of a red hot and place it on the end of the hershey kiss for the mouse’s nose.
  • Use the black icing to dot two eyes on the Hershey's Kiss to complete the mouse. Repeat this process with the remaining ingredients.
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