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by Robert A, Falace
EASY TREATS FOR BIRDS THIS WINTER
 
SUET STUFFING
1 cup chunky peanut butter
1 cup Wild Bird  Suet
2 1/2 cups coarse yellow cornmeal
Wild Bird Seed Blend, raisins and/or unsalted, roasted peanuts, optional
 
Mix peanut butter, suet and cornmeal together. Store in birdseed, raisins or peanuts, as desired.
 
WILD BIRD SEED COOKIES-makes 2-3 dozen
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
2/3 cup  Suet
Macaroni elbows or Ditali pasta pieces as hangers
1 egg white for wash
1 cup Wild Bird Seed Blend for garnish or other brand
Cookie cutters
DO NOT ADD SALT
 
Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in suet with a pastry blender or a fork til crumbly. Add eggs and mist with water. ADd the Seed Blend. Turn out onto lightly floured board and knead til smooth.
 
Wrap in wax paper, seal in plastic bag and chill for about 1 hour. Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out bird shapes. Press in macaroni piece towards the top of each cookie for ease in hanging. Brush cookies with slightly beaten egg white. Press more Seeds over the top of each cookie.
 
Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 325 F. for 12-15 minutes or until cookies harden. Cool and hang.
 
Source: Hart & Helen Dowd; www.occupytillicome.come

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