April Week 3 Bluebird Nuts

Bluebird Nuts

United States

 A tasty nut mix for garden birds. 

What you will need: 

  • 2 cups crunchy peanut butter
  • 4 cups quick cook oats
  • 4 cups cornmeal
  • 2 cups lard
  • 2 cups white or whole-wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • Optional: chopped nuts, raisins, dried fruit, up to 2 cups.

How to make it! 

  1. Melt lard and peanut butter in a microwave.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients.
  3. Form into softball-sized balls.
  4. Store in the freezer until ready to use, then microwave for 15-30 seconds, and break the mix in to crumble.
  5. Now place on a dish or on a platform feeder.
  6. This mixture will make about sixteen softball-sized balls.

Bluebird Nuts

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Phil Bracegirdle

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