SO SO SO ADORABLE. A lot of work, these owls were, but totally worth it.
Remember, you may want to start making regular ol' cake balls or cake pops before jumping into these fancy-schmancy creatures. Warning: This is an all day project. But if you are up for the challenge...then you'll love the outcome.
You have to shape the cake balls more into cake ovals. After they are in the freezer for 15 minutes you can attach chocolate chips (using melted chocolate as glue) on top to form the pointy ears.
Once they set you dip it all into melted chocolate, drip off excess, and let them dry in cake pop stand.
Attach eyes, hands/claws, feet/talons, and nose. The eyes are white candy necklace pieces. I went to three different stores and couldn't find them. But luckily I have an amazing husband who found them at Stauffer's for me. :-)
I was getting desperate and was worried we wouldn't find any so I experimented with cheerios. They weren't too bad :-)
The feet are tiny, special flower-like sprinkles in orange or pink.
The claws are brown m&m's, you should try the mini m&m's, they look better (or not attach anything for hands at all).
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