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Re: "Treat Discs"/ Popcorn

Posted by Popcorn on 11/29/05
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    On 11/29/05, Michael L wrote:
    > On 11/29/05, Popcorn wrote:
    >> Do you have any "recipies"? My birds love treat stick things
    >> but if I could make them that would be good! Thanks
    >> Popcorn!
    > Here's a quick and easy "Peanut Butter Cookie" for your bird.
    > 2 eggs
    > 1/3 cup peanut butter
    > 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
    > 1/3 cup rolled oats
    > 1/4 cup raisins
    > 1/4 cup pellets
    > 1/4 cup seed (millet, hulled sunflower, sesame, flax, etc.)
    > Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a cookie sheet with non-
    > spray or oil.
    > Place pellets in a plastic bag and crush or use a food processor
    > to pulverize. Put the pellets in a large mixing bowl or if you
    > used a food processor, continue mixing in that bowl.
    > Add remaining ingredients and beat with electric mixer until
    > dough. If need be, use your hands to finish the mixing to make
    > sure all ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
    > Tear off small pieces and roll into marble-sized balls. Place
    > cookie sheet. Flatten with fork first in one direction and then
    > the other to make a criss-cross pattern on the cookie.
    > Bake for 10-20 minutes depending upon the size you made the
    > cookie. Watch for them to be done. Cool completely and serve
    > your birds. Makes about 40 small cookies. Can freeze or keep
    > refrigerated.
    > This is a forgiving recipe and you can add many different items
    > as you see fit for the tastes of your bird.
    > Michael L

    Thanks! I'll try that when I get a spare bit of time. Can you add
    fresh veggies and such (green peppers, peas, carrots, ect.)? I
    think my birds will love them!