Year-Round Bird Feed

Phoebe Jelliffe-Scott 2

"I have purchased squares of bird feed for years. This is a great alternative and the birds actually prefer the homemade recipe. Yes, I know they can't talk but, in a side-by-side test, the homemade version was gone first!"
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30 m servings
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  1. Melt the lard and peanut butter in a sauce pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients.
  3. Pour the lard/peanut butter over the dry ingredients and stir thoroughly.
  4. Don't worry that it appears sloppy, it will firm as it cools.
  5. Pour into plastic bird seed trays or into paper-lined muffin pans.



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