Isn't he cute?! I used a mini chocolate chip for the eyes. I tried to use the dough right after I made it, but it was difficult to cut the mice out. So I put the dough into a big freezer bag and let it chill for an hour. After that it was alot easier to cut them out. The recipe says to use treacle, I used molasses. Also, I didn't have any light brown sugar, so I used dark brown.
I had to keep dusting my counter with flour, and the tail of the mice kept sticking to the cookie cutter, but I got some cute ones. The dough tasted wonderful, I could have just eaten that! The cookies tasted great as well and I would definitely make this recipe again!
The directions on the card say to bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes. That was too long to bake these at such a high temperature, so I baked my first batch for 12 minutes. I wanted to try my second batch at 350 degrees to see how they would do because the tails on my mice were overdone, and we can't have overdone tails now can we?!
So what I recommend is that you bake the mice at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. I used my vintage feed sack for the background, love it! My kids and I had fun making these and I hope you give them a try!