Recipe By Rosina
Published Apr 4th
Prep 20m Cook - Additional 2h Ready In 2h 20m
Servings 1 dozen Calories 176.4

Kids will love these, they are whimsical and fun. Cute chocolate mice rolled in confectioners’ sugar or chocolate cookie crumbs are very realistic.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • ⅓ cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 24 silver dragees decorating candy
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 12 (2 inch) pieces long red vine licorice

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Melt the chocolate, and combine with sour cream. Stir in 1 cup chocolate cookie crumbs. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  2. 2 Roll by level tablespoonfuls into balls. Mold to a slight point at one end (the nose).
  3. 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. 4 Refrigerate for at least two hours, until firm.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 176.4
  • Carbohydrate 27.4 g
  • Cholesterol 3.1 mg
  • Fat 7.2 g
  • Fiber 1.3 g
  • Protein 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.1 g
  • Sodium 89.8 mg
  • Sugar 17.5 g


  1. 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 Ball recipie from this site. Fantastic. Mini white chocolate chips are a great "ear" option for a - Read more ...
  2. 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 rolled them in baking cocoa powder. I did try the confectioner's sugar for white mice but they - Read more ...
  3. 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 cream. I made one batch with semisweet chocolate chips and covered them in crushed oreos. Then I made - Read more ...
  4. 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 stay cold and firm. Made tails out of caramels as suggested by others with great - Read more ...
  5. 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 food coloring (like straw) and sprinkled small chocolate sprinkles around them (like droppings!) Very realistic.
  6. 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 in half and then roll each half into a pointy tail. I used red jimmies for the - Read more ...
  7. 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 so it absorbed into their little bodies or if i didn't put on enough; i should have poured - Read more ...
  8. 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 the box. Serve the mice in the box and it will look like they've been living there - Read more ...
  9. 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 make the maze walls (took about 10 minutes to make). We dripped fake blood on a note - Read more ...
  10. 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 box with foil and added chocolate sprinkles. (they looked just like mouse droppings!) Everyone got a good laugh about - Read more ...

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