Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

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Bernice Mosteller

By
@candychristmas

I make these cookies for my Grand Children. The original recipe came from Taste Of Home Recipe Book. I adapted it to suit my needs. You can adapt this recipe for other occasions also. They are so easy & very delicious.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
It states 5 dozen. I got 35 cookies with mine.
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 - 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
peanut halves
green & red m & m's miniature baking bits
miniature semisweet chocolate chips
cake decorator holly leaves & berry candies
red twizzlers candy ( the kind you can peel into stripes.)

How to Make Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl, cream the peanut butter, butter, sugar & brown sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour & baking soda,gradually add to the creamed mixture. ( Dough will be soft.) Refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • 2Roll into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Pinch each ball at one end to taper. Insert two peanut halves in the center of each ball for ears. Add one M&M baking bit for nose & two chocolate chips for eyes. Arrange holly & and berry candies in front of ear.
  • 3Bake at 350* for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Gently insert 1 licorice piece into each warm cookie for tail. Let cool completely.
  • 4EDITORS NOTE: Reduced- fat or Generic brands of peanut butter are not recommended for this recipe.

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About Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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