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Mimi's Leftovers for the Birds

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“This is a recipe for my little friends that I came up with using leftover dry cereal, cookies, etc. Mix these with a little something wet and the birds love it. After it is mixed, I look to see if I need more crisco/peanut butter or if I need more dry stuff and then I adjust it accordingly. Below are approximate measurements. Anyway, the birds won't care; I found that out. They love whatever I give them.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
5 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 1 cup peanut butter (regular or chunky)
  • 3 -4 cups of leftover cereal (or whatever)
  • 14 cup whole wheat flour
  • 34 cup raisins (whatever you have) or 34 cup nuts (whatever you have) or 34 cup coconut (whatever you have) or 34 cup chopped apple (whatever you have)

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, melt the crisco and peanut butter.
  2. Add the rest of the stuff; stir well.
  3. Let it cool some.
  4. When it is moldable, I put it in an onion bag and hang it.
  5. Any remaining can be put in the freezer for future use.

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