Making Seed Treats for the Birds
- Pine cones smeared with melted peanut butter and dipped in birdseed. They are tied onto the wreath with kitchen twine.
- A crumbled mixture of lard, peanut butter, oats, corn meal and flour fills the mesh container (recipe follows)
- Heart-shaped treats made from birdseed, flour, water and Kayo syrup. (recipe follows)
- 3/4 cup flour
- 1/2 cup water
- 3 Tablespoons corn syrup
- and then stirred the mixture into 4 cups bird seed
Peanut Butter Suet Dough from Julie Zickefoose
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup lard
Combine and melt these two in the microwave, in the oven, or over very low heat on the stovetop. Remove from heat and stir in:
2 cups plain yellow cornmeal
2 cups quick oats
1 cup flour
Allow to cool and harden, then chop into chunks and store at room temperature in jars. Serve crumbled in a shallow dish.