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4 oz. venison or beef jerky
4 oz. raisins
3 oz. currents, dried
6 tbsp. crunchy peanut butter
2 tbsp. honey, warm
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper

How to Make Pemmican

To make Pemmican grind 4 ounces of jerky, 4 ounces of raisins and 3 ounces of currents two separate times through a 3/16" grinding plate into a medium-size mixing bowl and set aside.  Combine 6 tablespoons of crunchy peanut butter with 2 tablespoons of warm honey; mix well.  Add honey mixture to ground jerky, raisin, current mixture and 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper; stir with spoon until it becomes a thick paste.  Roll the pasty mixture into 1-inch balls, cool and store in freezer until needed.  

Try this recipe as is an see how you like it.   If you want to make changes try adding your favorite spice.  You can also add different  dried fruits and nuts.  Dried cranberries are excellent.  It's easy to make so experiment until you find your winning combination.  

Makes a fantastic snack food for any occasion!
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