Homemade Suet Feeder

February is National Bird Feeding Month. It's a chance to help our flying friends during the tough winter months. A great way to help is to make your own suet feeders. Simple to do with just a few ingredients. 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Other
Servings 10 cakes


  • 1 Propane Stove


  • 1 Cup Lard or shortening and/or bacon grease
  • 1 Cup Natural chunky peanut butter
  • 1 Cup Dried fruit/birdseed/sunflower seeds/quick cook oats


  • Over medium heat, melt the fat (lard/shortening/grease).
  • Take off heat and let sit for a few minutes.
  • Stir in peanut butter until both are well mixed.
  • Stir in dry ingredients.
  • Scoop into muffin tin. With a straw make a hole in the middle.
  • Freeze for a few hours. Pop out, thread a piece of yarn through the center, and hang outside.
  • Keep remaining cakes frozen until needed.