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Cranberry and Popcorn Bird Treat Recipe


This recipe for homemade Cranberry and Popcorn bird treats is a quick, simple, and fun project for the holidays or any time of year. Try your hand at whipping up a batch of these nutritious treats for your own pet bird and see how easy it can be to make your own bird treats at home!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Varies


    • 8 oz. dried cranberries (minced, unsweetened)
    • 2 cups popped popcorn (unsalted and unbuttered)
    • 4 tbsp. creamy peanut butter
    • 2 tbsp loose millet


Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Blend with clean hands, crushing the popcorn into pieces. Place the peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl and heat until it is smooth and easy to pour. Pour the warm peanut butter over the cranberry/popcorn mixture and stir. Using a spoon and your hands, form bits of the mixture into small balls sized appropriately for your bird. Place the balls on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper and refrigerate until firm. Store leftovers in a sandwich bag in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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