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Easy Camping Recipes

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

granola barIngredients:
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.

Biscuit on a Stickbiscuit on a stick

1 container biscuit dough
1 bottle squeeze butter

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!

Grilled Potatoes

grilled potatoesIngredients:
1 potato
2 slices onions
2 teaspoons butter
aluminum foil

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.
Serves 1

campfire beansCampfire Beans

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.
Serves 6

Campfire Chili

campfire chiliIngredients:
2 lbs ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
1 can red kidney beans, drained
Chili powder
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

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