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Camp Hash

Camp Hash4 cups shredded dried hash brown potatoes 2 envelopes onion soup mix 1 1/2 pounds ground meat or sausageAssorted seasonings to taste 6 cups waterBrown the meat in the bottom of a Dutch oven. Break up the meat as it cooks assuring that all the pink (raw) meat...

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Camp Taters

Camp Taters4 potatoes, sliced 4 onions, sliced 4 tablespoons butter or margarine 10 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, thinly sliced    and cut into stripsSalt and pepper to tasteGrease a large square of heavy aluminum foil. Arrange sliced potatoes on foil,...

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Ham Dinner Packets

Ham Dinner PacketsFor each packet:Sliced HamSliced potatoesSliced CarrotsCanned pineapple slice1 teaspoon brown sugarPlace the ham, potatoes, carrots, pineapple, brown sugar on double layer foil. Sprinkle with pineapple juice from can. Fold up packet and place in...

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Hobo Stew

Hobo Stew4 (1 pound) coffee cans1 pound ground beef 4 tomatoes, sliced 1 can whole kernel corn, drainedSalt and pepperMargarine or butter 1 cup Bisquick 1/3 cup milkShape meat into 4 patties; place 1 patty in each of 4 lightly greased coffee cans. Top each patty with...

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Banana Boats

Banana Boats4 bananas, unpeeled1/2 cup chocolate chips1/2 cup miniature marshmallowsCut a wedge-shaped section in each banana. Pull back peel. Remove wedge-shaped piece of banana. Fill cavity with chocolate chips and marshmallows. Replace peeling over filling. Wrap...

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Camper’s Luau Chicken

Camper's Luau ChickenMakes 2 servings.3 envelopes onion cup-a-soup 1 (8 ounce) crushed pineapple, undrained 1 whole chicken breast, split 1 small green bell pepper, cut into strips 2 (18-inch square) pieces heavy-duty aluminum foilIn a small bowl, combine onion...

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Camper’s Salsa Chicken

Camper's Salsa Chicken4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves SalsaWrap each piece of chicken into foil "envelope." Pour salsa over chicken and seal foil tightly. Place over fire and cook for 40 minutes. If you don't have a grill over the fire, place on a...

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Dutch Oven Fried Apples

Dutch Oven Fried ApplesVegetable oil or shortening2 teaspoons butter or margarine1 (20 ounce) can sliced apples1 egg1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup milk2 teaspoons granulated sugarConfectioners' sugarPut about 1 inch of oil in Dutch oven and place over coals. Put...

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Chicken ‘n’ Rice Packets

Chicken 'n' Rice Packets4 chicken breasts 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 2/3 cup uncooked instant ricePaprika (optional)Cut 4 (14-inch) square pieces of doubled aluminum foil. Place a chicken breast in the center of each one. Mix soup and rice together...

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Campfire Desserts

Campfire DessertsWhen I used to go camping with the Girl Scouts, we all had to bring tuna (yes, tuna!) cans or we couldn't have dessert.My favorite - Pineapple Upside Down CakeMake any boxed yellow cake mix according to directions.In each tuna can put some melted...

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Girl Scout Dump Cake

Girl Scout Dump Cake2 (18 1/2 ounce) boxes white or yellow cake mix3 (29 ounce) cans fruit cocktail or other canned fruit3/4 pound margarinePour fruit in cast iron Dutch oven. Sprinkle dry cake mix over fruit. Dot margarine on top of cake mix. Cover tightly, set in...

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Dutch Oven Cake

Dutch Oven Cake1 (18 1/2 ounce) box cake mix2 cans pie filling1/2 cup packed brown sugarButterCinnamonNutmegLine Dutch oven with heavy foil shiny side up. Grease the foil. Put pie filling on foil. Dot with butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix...

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Boy Scout Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

Boy Scout Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler2 (29 ounce) cans peaches, sliced1 cup granulated sugar1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon6 tablespoons shortening3 cups biscuit mix2 eggs1 cup milkLine Dutch oven with aluminum foil and place oven over coals with some coals on lid.Put...

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Campsite Chuck Roast

Campsite Chuck Roast1 (3 to 4 pound) chuck roast2 cups barbecue sauce, dividedDried onion flakesCarrots, sliced (optional)Potatoes, sliced (optional)Lay out a large piece of heavy duty foil. Pour 1 cup barbecue sauce over foil. Sprinkle with dried onion flakes. Place...

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