Why do squirrels float down rivers on their backs?

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

To keep their nuts dry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a large pot or pan, and add the 2nd through the 7th ingredients.
  2. Stir very thoroughly, and then add the nuts and toss until they are all coated.
  3. Cook, covered, over low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Drain on brown paper.
  5. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.


Most Helpful

I don't know, why do squirrels float down river on their backs? Kinda tried the recipe, used herbes de provence (salt-free) for the salad seasoning and added a 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (like things spicy) tossed everything together and roasted in a 300 degree F oven til they started to brown, about 10 minutes. Then turned them out on a paper towel to cool.

L DJ May 27, 2002

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