Gourmet Bird Food Balls Recipe
Easy and Delicious Food Gifts From Your Kitchen
Gourmet Bird Food Balls
2 pounds ground suet (let the butcher grind it)
2 cups peanut butter
1/3 cup molasses
1/4 cup bacon grease
1 pound regular oatmeal
1 cup cornmeal
Bird feed with sunflower seeds
Place suet in a pan and melt over medium heat. Strain into a large
bowl. Add peanut butter, molasses, bacon grease, oatmeal and
cornmeal. Add enough seeds until mixture can be rolled into balls.
Roll into two-inch balls and coat with bird feed while warm. Chill.
Place outside for the birds.
If using as a gift, wrap individual balls in plastic wrap and tie
with a ribbon. Attach a label indicating it is for the birds.
Yields 24 two-inch balls.
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