An essential for cooking while camping is a good quality iron skillet or frying pan ( not teflon coated) You can use it to make eggs, pancakes, bacon and you can also use to cook over a campfire. Here are some easy-ish recipes to make make over a campfire- go beyond hot dogs and s’smores!
Recipe for Dessert Dumplings to Make Over Campfire
These dumpings cook in their own delicious sauce.
1 cup Bisquick ( or similar) biscuit mix
1 cup raisins ( optional – you can also use other dried fruit like chopped apricots, dates, etc)
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 egg lightlty beaten
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup milk
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups water
1/4 cup butter
This makes enough for about 6-8 people or 10 kids.
Combine biscuit mix with raisins and add nuts. In large bowl beat egg and add brown sugar, vanilla and milk. Stir egg mixture into dry ingredients and mix well.
In large skillet, combine topping ingrdients. auce ingredients; heat to boil. Add dumpling batter to sauce by tablespoonfuls. Cover with lid or foil and let simmer over low heat for about 25 minutes. You can make over hot coals or stovetop.