Valentines Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice

 

Valentines Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice are certainly conversation starters!

Good times with some Cosmic Cuisine™

1Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice

Ingredients:  

Chocolate chips

Hersey’ Kisses

Baking small candy papers

Marchino Cherries

Red icing

Toothpicks

Sliced Almonds

2 Ingredients, chocolate chips, chocolate kidsses, candy paper, marschino cherrie, 10 oz, red icing

 Take out the Cherries to sort nice round, plump bodies.

3 Dry juice off the cherries

Pat the cherries dry 

4 Gently fold the paper towel over cherrie to get off excess juice

 Dry the cherries selecting nice strong tails.  

5 set cherries out ready to dip in chocolate

Lay out the almond slices for ears.  Select matching forms so the ears look similar in shape.

6 Match your ear from the almond slices

Unwrap the Hershey kisses.

7 Take foil off the kisses to be ready to hook to the chocolate covered cherry

Melt the chocolate chips in a deep small bowl to dip the cherries in easily. 

8 melt half of the chocolate chips in the microwave for 1 minute use a glass small deep dish

Microwave about 1.5 minutes checking to see the consistency, stir the chocolate chips and try another minute. 

9 whip chocolate chips that have been partially melted with a fork

Dip the cherries in the melted chocolate chips using the stem to hold it.

10  dip the cherry holding the tail in the melted chocolate use the fork to drop chocolate around the stem area

Immediately press a chocolate kiss together with the cherry holding the stem and the point of the kiss. 

11 put the cherry on a foil covered plate press the candy kiss to the chocolate covered cherry

Place about 6 of the chocolate covered cherries and kisses on aluminum foil to add the ears of almond slices.

12 et set and get 2 matched ears:almonds to pres in between the kiss and the cherry

Gently slip the almond slices between the cherry body and kiss while chocolate is still soft. 

13 gently press the almonds between the kiss and the chocolate covered cherry

The chocolate mice are ready to go in the freezer to firm the chocolate.

13 a chocolate and cherry together

Cool 6 mice at a time in the freezer for 3 to 4 minutes so you can add the eyes when fully firm. 

14 place 6 mice on a foil covered plate to put in the freezer for 3 to 4 minutes to set

Add water to the icing crystals and dot on the kiss to form eyes.

15 bring out of the freezer and create the eye with a toothpick and a small amount of red icing or use heart shaped cake decortions for eyes

Place the mice in individual candy papers to serve and display.

16 put the finished Cosmic mouse in a candy paper

For Valentines day try heart cake decorations for the look of love!  Add a dot of chocolate where you want the eyes to stick.

17 Heart eyes for Valentines day

Good times and great conversations with the Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice!  

18 finished conversation mice

Valentines day will never be the same with your Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice.

19  Valentines day will never be the same without some Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry mice!

Parties are about fun food and conversations.  Once you have all the ingredients together this project takes about 30 minutes depending on how many mice you want to make!

Have fun and enjoy the laugher with Valentines Cosmic Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice!  

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