You'll earn the nickname "Cookie" when you make these classic camping dishes, featuring complete tried-and-true recipes that will have your fellow campers eating out of your hand. Enjoy...
1 large marshmallow
1 graham cracker
1 chocolate candy bar
Place marshmallow on a stick. Heat the marshmallow over an open flame until it begins to melt. Break the graham cracker in half. Place the hot marshmallow and a piece of chocolate on one half of the graham cracker. Top with the second piece of graham cracker to form a sandwich. Let the marshmallow cool a bit before serving. (Also see: Natonal S'mores Day.)
Quick, Easy Granola Bars
2 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal
2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
In large bowl, combine cereal, rolled oats and raisins.
In small saucepan, combine brown sugar and honey and heat over a medium flame, stirring constantly, until it comes to a boil.
Stir in peanut butter and vanilla, and blend until smooth. Pour over cereal mixture and mix well.
Press into ungreased 13"x 9" pan.
Cover and cool completely. Makes 24 bars.
Roll out a biscuit on a clean surface until it becomes elongated and about one inch thick.
Wrap it tightly around the end of an stick and heat gently over a campfire until golden brown.
Pull it off the stick, pour butter down the center, and eat while still piping hot.
Serving suggestion: After baking, roll your biscuit in sugar and cinnamon for a sweet breakfast treat!
Pull off a piece of foil about 12 inches square.
Cut potato into 3 parts, and add a slice of onion and a pat of butter
Place a slice of onion and a slice of butter between the separate slices of potato.
Roll potatoes in foil and seal the ends tightly.
Grill for about 50 minutes or until soft, turning once.
Serve piping hot with butter.
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 large cans pork and beans
salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet or Dutch oven, mix hamburger and onion and cook until tender. Drain excess grease and add pork and beans and salt and pepper. Simmer until piping hot.
2 lbs ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
1 can red kidney beans, drained
Salt & Pepper
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
In a large skillet, mix hamburger and onion and cook until tender. Drain excess grease. Add kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili powder, salt and pepper, and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Serves 6