Chocolate Mice
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Chocolate Mice


"Kids will love these, they are whimsical and fun. Cute chocolate mice rolled in confectioners' sugar or chocolate cookie crumbs are very realistic."
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2 h 20 m servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Melt the chocolate, and combine with sour cream. Stir in 1 cup chocolate cookie crumbs. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  2. Roll by level tablespoonfuls into balls. Mold to a slight point at one end (the nose).
  3. Roll dough in confectioners sugar (for white mice), and in chocolate cookie crumbs (for dark mice). On each mouse, place dragees in appropriate spot for eyes, almond slices for ears, and a licorice string for the tail.
  4. Refrigerate for at least two hours, until firm.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 287 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This was fun to make and my husband said they were tasty. One suggestion, line an old shoe box with tin foil and poke air holes in the top. Then, add some chocolate sprinkles to the floor of t...

Most helpful critical review

Made these for my sons grade 6 christmas party. Easy, yummy, adorable and fun. Every kid and a bunch of the staff at the school has asked for the recipie. Served on a platter mixed with the Cake...

This was fun to make and my husband said they were tasty. One suggestion, line an old shoe box with tin foil and poke air holes in the top. Then, add some chocolate sprinkles to the floor of t...

Give yourself plenty of time to make these as you will want to make more than one batch.I used a cookie scoop to size the dough and shaped a couple at a time keeping the rest in the refrig. to s...

We just won a prize at an adult Halloween party for these. We made a lab rat maze out of a computer paper box lid and strips of cardboard covered with foil--scotch tape held the strips in to mak...

I have no clue what chocolate wafer cookies are, so I used oreos (cream and all, crushed them in food processor until very fine). I used the crushed oreos again to roll them on. For brown mice i...

omg, these were so cute! they turned out well, tho i had the same problem with the powdered sugar as another writer. couldn't decide if i put on too much and should have just barely rolled them ...

These mice turned out so cute! I took them to a Halloween party at church and got so many compliments. They were yummy too. I modified the recipe a little. I used cream cheese instead of sour cr...

These are so cute, so easy, so yummy!! Everyone was shocked to find out it wasn't fudge!! I used chocolate teddy grahams, and they worked perfect. Will Make again!! I also put my mice in a b...

My kids and I had a blast making these adorable and yummy treats. They were the hit of a Halloween party we attended. We put them on a tray covered with coconut that had been dyed with yellow ...

This is just the cutest Halloween treat! Yes, it is time consuming, but I go for the "WOW" effect and this is it! I used Tootsie rolls for the tails, just micro them 10 seconds on high, slice ...