Bird Seed Hearts

0 Comments | July 22, 2014

Make your own bird seed hearts. They look like this:

A tasty way to lure the birds to your feeder.
Bird Seed Hearts Directions
Materials Needed:
Nonstick spray
Here are some of our supplies
Heart-shaped cookie cutter (any shape of your choice will do)
Skewer or Straw
Bird Seed hearts made with the below recipe:
(Found online- Make 12 2” hearts)
4 cups Bird seed
¾ cup Flour
3 tsp. Corn Syrup
½ cup water
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
            Mix all the above ingredients together in a large bowl.
Spray the inside of the cookie cutter with nonstick spray.
Place cookie cutter on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Spoon the mixture into the cookie cutter, pressing mixture down firmly with a metal spoon. (The more you press the more solid the shape will be)
Use the chopstick, straw, or skewer to make a hole at the top of the heart, remove chopstick. Gently pull the cookie cutter away.
            Re-spray the cookie cutter and repeat the above steps.
            Let the hearts dry 6-8 hours.
Dry, finally. Adding twine and tags.
When you are done you have these adorable little bird seed hearts perfect for gifts, or for your own enjoyment. With a little piece of twine they make a lovely addition to any tree!


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