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
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.