Easy Bird Feeders (For the Birds)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

These are nice for the kids to make and then hang out and watch for the birds.

Top Review by moot0009

The orange idea is great!!! Any recipe could be used in them. I love it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the suet in a large saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in both seed an let stand for 20 minutes, or it starts to set, but not firm.
  3. Meanwhile, with the point of a small knife, punch two holes opposite each other in each orange half, 1/2" down from the cut edge.
  4. Pull end of string through the hole and tie a knot.
  5. Cut string to desired length for hanging and tie the ends together for hanging.
  6. Place each orange half in a small bowl and spoon the fat mixture into each half, mounding in the center.
  7. Refrigerate till firm.
  8. Hang outdoors.

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