This recipe is originally from the Bird Watcher’s Digest & was shared on our Budget101 Discussion list, (no longer in service).
2 C. melted peanut butter, bacon grease, meat grease or other fat
2 C. cornmeal, or stale dry cereal, blended into crumbs
2 to 3 C. wild birdseed
Raisins, nutmeats or chopped peanuts
Slowly melt peanut butter, grease or fat over low heat. Add cornmeal or stale cereal crumbs. Slowly add enough warm water to make a stiff dough, then add birdseed and raisins, nut meats or chopped peanuts. Pack mixture into small foil pans or a large flat pan and refrigerate overnight. Cut into pieces for tying onto tree branches.