Philmont Country Cookbook

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Scoutmaster Camping Skills

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Philmont Trail Recipes

1997

The Philmont Cookbook is a project of the 1996 Scoutmaster Camping Skills participants at the Philmont Training Center. Use of these recipes by Gourmet Restaurants is strictly forbidden by the AMA.

Joe Corby James “Jop” Joplin Larry E. Warlick

Edited by Dennis A. Schmitt, ASM T928, SHAC

Philmont Grace For Food, For Raiment, For Friendship and Fellowship We thank thee, O Lord

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Philmont Trail Recipes

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"Cooks are not found wandering in the woods. Nor do Scouts fry an egg on the first try. Guide them, teach them, but don't do everything for them."
Ed Bailey, Denver Area Council, Centennial District Philmont gathers people from all over. They bring knowledge and experiences from all over the world. And along the way, a few good recipes. Friends and relatives agree that you may have these secret recipes only on one condition. That you add your own and pass on the total to others. Eat hearty and happy camping.

General Commandments on trail cookery:
1. Nutritious 2. Low in weight 3. Taste Great 4. Cooks fast with no fuss 5. Meets BSA's handling standards 6. Compact 7. Cheap

go light, no fuss, no mess

What! pop-tarts for supper again? Less than a 11 yr. old Scout. Scouts sure are great cooks..... Hurry up, the batteries are going... Packed by a 11 yr. old Scout Smaller than a 11 yr. old Scout No the Money Tree is not in the Forestry Merit...

Review the National BSA policy on fuels and the local regulations on fires and fuels. Some Airlines have a problem with transporting empty liquid fuel stoves and fuel bottles. Liquid and gas fuels are banned from airlines. Call Ahead and plan to pick up fuel and stoves at your destination. The recipes are listed with the title, author (if Known, so you can place blame) and the type of cooking method.

Cooking at Altitude with attitude
The boiling point of water decreases with increasing elevation due to decreasing air pressure. The boiling point of water decreases 1 degree C for each 1,000 feet of elevation. Cooking times increase with increasing elevation at 6,000 feet to about 125% of the time needed to cook at sea level. Time is dependent on the type of food and the method of cooking.
Altitude Sea Level 2,000 ft 5,000 ft 7,500 ft 10,000 ft 15,000 ft Fahrenheit 212 208 203 198 194 185 Celsius 100 98 95 92 90 85

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Camper's measurements without utensils
1 Open Fistful Five-Finger Pinch Four-Finger Pinch One-Finger Pinch(with thumb) One-Finger Gob of shortening Palm of hand (center) = = = = = = 1/2 cup 1 Tablespoon 1 Teaspoon 1/8 Teaspoon 1 Tablespoon 1 Tablespoon

Fluid Standard Measures
3 Teaspoons 16 Tablespoons 2 Cups 2 Pints 4 Quarts = = = = = 1 Tablespoon 1 Cup 1 Pint 1 Quart 1 Gallon 1 Gallon = = = = = = 1/2 oz 8 oz 16 oz 32 oz 128 oz 8 lbs. = = = = = 29.57 milliliters 0.236 liters 0.473 liters 0.946 liters 3.785 liters

SUBSTITUTIONS & EQUIVALENTS 1 lb. butter / shortening 4 oz. cheddar cheese 1/2 pt. whipping cream 8 oz. sour cream 1 lb. flour 1 cup marshmallows 1 lb. brown sugar 1 lb. granulated sugar 1 cup milk 1 cup buttermilk starch 1 cup sour milk 1 stick buffer 1 lb. loaf bread 1 cup of fine crumbs crackers,14 graham crackers 1 Tbs. instant minced onion 1 Tbs. prepared mustard 1 cup sugar 1 cup honey 1 whole egg = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 2 cup 1 cup grated 1 cup ( 2 c. whipped) 1 cup = 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt app. 3 1/2 cup 11 large or 110 miniature 2 1/4 cup (packed) 2 1/4 cup 1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup water 1 cup reconstituted dry milk + 2 tbs. butter 1 cup milk + 1 tbs. vinegar 3/4 cup milk + 1/4 cup butter + 1 1/2 tsp. corn 1 cup sweet milk + 1 Tbs. vinegar / lemon juice 1/4 lb. or 1/2 cup or 8 tbs. about 17 slices 22 vanilla wafers, 4 slices of bread, 26 saltine 1 small fresh onion 1 tsp. dry mustard 2/3 to 3/4 cup honey 1 cup molasses 2 egg whites = 1/4 cup egg substitute 1 egg white + 1 tsp. oil 3 Tbs. cocoa powder + 1 Tbs. oil 2 Tbs. flour

= = = = = = 1 oz baking chocolate = 1 Tbs. cornstarch (for thickening) =

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Poultry Fish. invent your own. RIce & Pasta Group 6-11 servings Take special note of any dietary needs of the Scouts and adults. The following tables are for the adventuresome who would like to try different things. & Cheese 2-3 servings Vegetable Group 3-5 servings Meat.. Great. Leaders. and Fall try to reduce Fat in menus. Fats Oils Sweets used sparingly Milk. Don’t forget the duty roster. ed. not 20 miles out on the trail. Allergies to foods are common. Bread. The high calorie diet of campers use more fats during colder weather. Walrath. During Spring. Seasonal changes may demand over 3. BSA Eating well is not just part of the fun of camping. but do not limit yourself to the recipes. Summer. Beans. and grommet Scout cooks and eaters is a good little cookbook available at most Scout shops: Camp Cookery for Small Groups. When Water Fire / Stoves / Cook Clean Up Food Bags 4 . Yogurt. Arthur J. It will save time on determination of whose turn to do what. Cereal. The food pyramid is a guide for meal planning. Eggs 2-3 servings Fruit Group 2-4 servings We have tried not to duplicate the many books available on camp cooking (see additional reading list). The Pyramid can change with camping. We have tried to place our own stamp on the type of cooking. It is important to eat well to replace the energy used in the hiking and activities that busy Scouts are prone to do. 1967.000 calories per day. High fluid intake and high caloric intake are needed.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 Highly recommended reading for Parents. Try to take the bulk of the food from the carbohydrate group. but try them at home first.

Philmont Trail Recipes Menu Sheet Breakfast drink for amount Scouts equipment date: cost $ 1997 meal Lunch amount drink equipment cost $ meal fruit Dinner amount drink equipment cost $ meal desert fruit 5 .

Philmont Trail Recipes Shopping Lists 1997 Once you have made a menu of the meals you plan to make. Then multiply by the number of campers. Here is an example of a shopping list from 1991 Hot Chocolate Cookies White Bread Jam Eggs Cinnamon Sugar Oil Powdered sugar Applesauce Cinnamon red hots Macaroni and Cheese Chunky Ham Milk Lettuce French dressing Kool ade Hamburger Pork and Beans Brown Sugar Onions Pita Bread Watermelon Canned Biscuits Spiced Apple Cider packets Instant Oatmeal Syrup Tomato Juice number to buy 4x number of Scouts 4x number of Scouts 4x (slices)20-22/loaf 1 small jar per 8 Scouts 4x number of Scouts 1 small can per group 1 pound per group 2 quart per group 1 pound per group 1 small can per 4 Scouts 1 small package 4 oz. 6 . Use Coupons and leftover stock from last camp out. Keep Group items to a small size to reduce waste. No one likes to dig deep at the checkout line. you need to make a shopping list. Start by listing the food items and the amount based on 1 Scout or group of Scouts. 1 box per 2 Scouts 1 can per 4 Scouts 1 quart (group) powdered OK 1 small head per 4 Scouts 1 small bottle per 8 Scouts 3-4 quarts per Scout 1 pound per 3 Scouts 1 medium can per 3 Scouts 1 pound (group) 3-4 medium (group) 2x number of Scouts 1 large (group) 1/2 (5) can per Scout 2x number of Scouts 1 1/2 serving per Scout 1 small bottle (group) 8 oz per Scout $$ Plan your budget as well.

salt. pepper. several for bag in bags collection of spices in small bottles or film containers. wind screens for drying dishes. for starting cranky stoves for starting cranky fires for fuel only. primer: tinder: fuel bottles / containers: funnel: pouring cap: pliers: bandanna: Pot grippers: grid /grate: splatter shield / wind shield: 2'x3' plastic 6 mil sheet: nylon spatula: whisk: aluminum foil: handy-wipes: scouring pad / sponge: scrubbie pine cone Soap: trash bags: "spice rack": 1997 mostly shared between Scouts as patrol gear with their safety striker box water proof with strike anywhere wooden matches Again with the fire. Seasonings. Italian seasoning. hot pots when you forget bandanna for holding pots higher over the burner or coals. Hand made for when you forgot the pot grippers. the wind is always blowing Clean area to put things down on and catch spills for frying on Non-Stick surfaces for mixing batters and puddings several sheets for cooking. etc. not for frying In a small plastic bottle and in another zip bag better than the one on your knife. bell pepper flakes. Butter Buds: Cooking oil: Small can opener: Spring Steel Handle: ZIP bags 7 . cinnamon. all sizes.Philmont Trail Recipes Kitchen accessories water proof matches: Match safe: camp stove lighter: fire starter. pliers. fire ribbon. onion flakes. garlic powder. for pouring fuel into itty bitty stove tank openings for pouring fuel into itty bitty stove tank openings for fixing cranky stoves for holding hot pots when you forget your gloves for holding hot. and bandanna for all kinds of things. wet and dry. not for anything else. in a zip bag. reusable clean up for Teflon pans for the forgotten scrubbie small bottle biodegradable dish soap.

stuff with sausage link...) Canadian Scouts.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 Breakfast Anyone? These recipes have been gathered from many places and box labels. Worm in the Apple Canadian Scouts FOIL 1 Apple 1 sausage link aluminum foil Core an apple. Ants in the Oatmeal Dick Ross Regular oatmeal (not instant) with brown sugar. Sugar packets. New Mexico Omelet PTC Eggs ground sausage green pepper onion cheese Sauté onions and green pepper and brown the ground sausage. add cheese last. Add raisins & nuts from GORP bag. melt and serve. Cream of Freebies Michael Vesely 1/2 cup boiling water. cook until soft (~40 min. Break the eggs into the mixture and scramble. wrap in foil. 8 .. 1/2 cup Cream of Wheat and freebies Add freebies from the breakfast menu's of those fine restaurants: Grape Jelly and Strawberry Jam from MacDonalds. Honey from KFC or Burger King.

and mix the eggs and ingredients by fingering vigorously. Scramble in the bag. Remove from pot. Add a little water or milk ~1/8 cup or 2 Tablespoons.Philmont Trail Recipes Eggs MacSanches 1997 2 eggs bacon bits.. The heavy freezer bags are needed.minus the shells. Mix instant Milk with cold mountain water the night before and chill in a cold. Leave the box at home. fold and eat. use the water for hot chocolate or clean-up. or crumbled bacon onion flakes flour tortillas 1 slice cheese or shredded cheese salsa sauce 1 Quart Freezer Zip type bag. not the regular. Place the bag in a boiling pot of water and cook until done. J. Granola to Go Fred Wisenheimer Place the contents of a box of Granola into a zip-lock type plastic bag. Scoop the eggs on the flour tortillas and add some cheese. True Grits 1/2 cup Instant Grits 1 T. Anonymous Boil Water. Makes fillings for about 2 tortillas. Bacon Bits. and onion. Bacon Bits dash Molly McButter A. Add the cold milk to the Granola the next morning. Molly McButter. salsa. Zip up tight.. top with cinnamon sugar and eat. Add cheese or cooked egg as well. add grits. eat with an attitude. Add the bacon. bubbling mountain stream.. In the freezer bag place the eggs . if no leaks. removing most of the air. 9 .

Rehydrated mushroom pieces 1 Tbls. zip tight and mash with fingers or shake it up 4 eggs 2 tbls. crushed 10 . Rinsed shredded dried beef 1/2 tsp.Philmont Trail Recipes Scrambled Egg Variations 1997 Mix with a fork: or mix in ZIP lock Bag. water 1/2 tsp. Shredded Chedder. dash of pepper Add one of the following: 4 Tbls. Chili powder 1 Tbls. Salt. or Swiss cheese 4 Tbls. Jack. Bacon bar (Wilson’s) or BACOS 3 Tbls. Dry Milk 4 tbls. Dried tomato slices. Crushed dry parsley or celery leaves 1 Tbls.

instant raisins grits. Pick and bag for each meal or keep in a large bag for the trail.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 Trail Meals: Trail foods should be quick or no-cook foods for a fast. granola nuts sunflower seeds pumpkin seeds drinks water Tang peanut butter tea powder eggs powder mixes eggbeaters hot chocolate Trail Lunches dairy meat Pick one from each category. If you plan for 7 days. grain fruit fun bagel dried apples crackers banana chips melba toast fruit bits graham cracker fruit leathers corn chips raisins flour tortillas walking apple wheat bread orange pilot bread pretzels granola bar hard candies GORP trail mix candy bar choc granola nuts sunflower seeds pumpkin seeds cereal mixes hard cheese jerky cheese spread can tuna string cheese canned spread hard salami meat sticks drinks water kool aid peanut butter gator types jelly powder mixes 11 . instant orange cream of wheat cranasins pilot bread cereal mixes granola bar fun trail mix choc. don’t eat it all the first three. Remember that what you don’t eat the first couple of days will be left for the last. Here are a couple of tables for pick and mix meals. sit and eat or eat while walking meal. Trail Breakfast Mix and Match: Pick one from each category. dairy meat grain fruit hard cheese jerky cheese spread bacon bar string cheese hard salami meat sticks bagel dried apples crackers banana chips melba toast fruit bits graham cracker fruit leathers oatmeal.

Put the bulkiest or main items in a large bag. and spices or a delectable sauce can become a grommet feast. Mac & cheese. 12 . proteins. vegetables. chocolate pudding Inside might include separate bags for drink. How much water is needed? . 2. The following recipes are examples. Use the Chart to help create your own specialties. Check the instructions for each component to be sure you include any extra items such as butter. etc. soup. Include order of preparation. Label each bag i. 5. Instructions can be written on bags with a marker that will NOT WASH off or cut from boxes and placed in bag. One pot dinners can be easy to prepare with a little thought before hand. Directions: 1. Reduce the cleanup. chicken soup. and put the other items in smaller bags and seal them. A mixture of starches. based on the items determined above.Is the pot big enough? Try to maintain texture in the food. Decide how much water you need to start with based on what is needed for each ingredient. Include the instructions for each package with the package. etc.Start them first. add the boiling water to the bag and mix. Large bag can be labeled “dinner Day 3” with list of contents Orange drink. Plastic freezer bags can serve for carrying and mixing items such as instant potatoes. in addition to the instructions for that bag. Amounts of each ingredient can be adjusted to suit individual preferences and appetites. Write instructions for each package in the meal down. Include the instructions for the whole meal with the large bag. 7. that are needed. 6. Mush is mush and no amount of spices will dress it up. 3. ingredients not included in the bags. This works with quick rice as well. and pudding. Which foods need to cook longer? . Place these smaller bags inside the large bag and seal it. cooking times. dry milk. 4. Determine the order of preparation based on the cooking times of each ingredient. Select and assemble your ingredients from the grocery store.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 ONE POT DINNERS The idea is to create a stew or casserole in one pot. Items with similar cooking times and methods may be dumped together in a plastic bag.e. camping outlet or food co-op.

noodles dried fish soup Rings smoked fish Ramen chow mein noodles bacon bar noodles Quick Rice ### Helper's TVP Rice-A-Roni Stuffing beef flavor Instant box mixes chicken flavor Potatoes Mac & cheese Quick Grits rice & ### noodles & ### dried fruit bits raisins 13 .Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 One Pot dinners take one from each column TOPPING nuts toasted sunflower pumpkin coconut sesame seeds margarine cheese catsup packets bacon bits croutons dumplings wheat germ BASE VEGETABLE Spaghetti fresh Thin Spaghetti carrots Vermicelli potatoes Capellini summer squash Fettuccini onions MEAT SAUCE SPICE ground beef cheese oregano can beef sour-cream herbs can chicken stroganoff sage can turkey spaghetti basil dried chipped soup mix salt. beans canned fish bouillon Pasta Nuggets corn clams thickeners chicken Kluski noodles tuna cornstarch beef Rigatoni home dried salmon flour vegetable Mostaccioli onions sardines cornmeal mixes Ziti mushrooms crab SOUPS chili Ready-cut mixed vegetable. shrimp Cream of taco Spaghetti flakes Mushroom Rotelle soup blends pepperoni Tomato sloppy Joe Rainbow pepper flakes freeze dried creamed corn Rotini Medium Shells celery flakes ham Tomato juice Cous Cous can onion rings beef Acini di Pepe chicken Cheddar Rosmarina shrimp cheese A-B-C. pepper dry beef Macaroni cucumbers can meat miso powder poultry Ribbons spread seasoning Egg Noodles frozen stew meat gravy mixes garlic salt Linguine for short trips & hard salami curry onion salt Elbow Macaroni cold weather Vienna sweet & sour chili powder sausage Rotini freeze dried SPAM au jus butter buds Small Shells peas jerky teriyaki soy sauce Juniorettes gr.

Add 1-1/3 cups water and bring to a boil. Bring to boil. Place the top back on and wrap in foil or other wrapping. Scoop out the core.Philmont Trail Recipes Walking Apple 1 large apple Peanut Butter (plain or chunky) raisins Take a large crisp. fry bacon and onions until crisp. leaving the bottom on. Add coconut and toss to mix. and whole tomatoes.) Spam 1-1/3 cups instant rice 1/3-1/2 cup flaked coconut margarine ONEPOT Melt 1 Tbls margarine in a frying pan. Eat while walking down the tail. onions. 2 servings. 1997 Ute Park Pot 2 1/4 cups elbow macaroni 3 tsp. Stir. Cover and remove from heat for 5 minutes. Hawaiian Rice 1 can (7oz. Add cubed Spam and rice and brown slightly. salt 2 #27 cans whole tomatoes 1 onion 1/2 lb. juicy apple and cut the top and stem off. 14 . bacon salt and pepper 5 cups water Phil Monte ONEPOT Dice the bacon and onions. In the hole place several tablespoons of peanut butter and raisins. Salt and pepper to taste. Drain. Boil the macaroni in salted water until al dente. breaking up tomatoes. add bacon.

Remove utensils and add the rest. F. no beans 1/2 cup shredded cheese 1/2 pkg. Macho Nacho 1 can Chili.Philmont Trail Recipes Cheesy Chili Success 1 bag Success Rice 1 can Chili No Beans 1 cup process cheese spread 1/2 cup sour cream chopped red bell pepper Tomato slices 1997 Success Rice Cook rice according to package. tortilla chips ONEPOT Spoon chili over chips.D. Add the soup and corn first to rehydrate. Combine other ingredients in pan and heat until cheese is melted. Heat in microwave or reflector oven to melt cheese. serves 4 Cypher Mine Soup Philmont ONEPOT Instant Chicken Noodle Soup or Ramen Instant Potatoes Chicken Rice Dinner with Peas & Carrots Boil 2 quarts of water in big pot to sterilize spoons and cups. Stir to blend well. Yield: 4 15 . Categories: Appetizer. Garnish with peppers & tomato. Serve over rice. Add more water if too thick. Urraca Stew Philmont ONEPOT Beef Stroganoff with Wild Rice Mix Vegetable Soup Mix. Corn Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in large pot. Try adding instant potatoes. bring to boil. Drain and set aside. then the beef stroganoff. nuts. If too thin. Sprinkle with cheese. Cook until rice is done.

vegetable soup mix 1997 PTC ONEPOT Cook the macaroni. remove can. Add the soup mix with the water. serve around campfire. Add the rest and heat through. simmer for 2 minutes. 1 pkg. Add the can of cream of celery soup and the canned turkey. Add the tomatoes and juice. onion flakes Philmont ONEPOT Mix all in one pot. Serves 4. drain the water.elbow macaroni 1 can cream of celery soup 1 pkg. Bring to a boil. Beaubian Beans 1 can Pork and Beans 1/4 cup Brown Sugar 1/4 cup BBQ sauce 2 tbs. Heat to bubbling and serve. Drain the water. saving 1 cup. PHILMONT STEW 8 oz macaroni 8 oz canned chicken 1 can corn 1 can tomatoes with juice salt & pepper to taste Cook the macaroni until almost done.Philmont Trail Recipes Turkey Vulture Casserole 2 cans turkey. heat for a few minutes until onions rehydrate. 16 .

LUNCH #7 Turkey Spreadables Wheat Crackers Chocolate Candy Fruit Punch SUPPER #1 Cheese Enchilada Peas F.) Sesame Crackers Beef Jerky Cashew Almond Bar Cherry Beverage LUNCH #4 Ham Salad Spreadables Wheat Crackers Chocolate Candy Cookies (Peanut Butter) Orange Beverage LUNCH #5 Cheese.Philmont Trail Recipes PHILMONT TRAIL Menus1991 All Meals are for four people FD = freeze dried BREAKFAST #1 Scrambled Eggs with Bacon Bits Raisin Crunch Bar Hash Browns O'Brien P. Sharp Club Crackers Chocolate Cookies Raisins Lemon Lime Beverage. D.A. Fruit Punch LUNCH #8 Cheese Spread (SM) Beef Jerky Rye Crackers Fig Bar Cookies Lemonade Beverage. Apple Cherry Beverage SUPPER #6 Beef Stroganoff with wild Rice Vegetable Soup Corn F. Beef Bouillon Chocolate Pudding Lemon Lime Beverage SUPPER #2 Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Beef Noodle Soup Applesauce Bread Sticks Lemonade Beverage SUPPER #3 Chicken Teriyaki Chicken Soup Cheese Cake Fruit Punch 1997 SUPPER #4 Lasagna with F.D. Beef Pinto Beans Vegetable Soup Lemon Pie w/Gram Cr. 17 . Mixed Fruit Lemonade Beverage SUPPER #7 Chicken Rice Dinner with Peas & Carrots Chicken Cup-A-Soup Apple Dessert Orange Beverage SUPPER #8 Mashed Potatoes with F.F.D. LUNCH #3 Cheese Spread (B.Orange Juice Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #2 Hi Energy cereal Banana chips Orange Juice Beef Sticks Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #3 Oatmeal w/Peaches & Creme Apricot Nut Chews Instant Milk Apple Juice Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #4 Food Bar (CA) Dry Cereal Grape Juice Instant Milk Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #5 Buttermilk Pancakes Sliced Bacon Maple Syrup orange Juice Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #6 Cereal Cream of Wheat Granola Cookie Instant Milk Beef Jerky Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #7 Hi Energy Cereal Orange Juice Chunky Pineapple Beef Jerky Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #8 Oatmeal / Raisins Apple Slices Instant Milk Beef Sticks Grape Juice Instant Cocoa LUNCH #1 Peanut Butter Graham Crackers Beef Jerky Chunky Pineapple Grape Beverage LUNCH #2 Tuna Salad Spreadables Saltine Crackers Granola Cookies Trail Candy Gatorade Beverage. Peas Chicken Bouillon Cobbler.D. LUNCH #6 Peanut Butter Ritz Crackers Beef Sticks Walnut Bar Gatorade Beverage. Beef Green Beans Bread Sticks Banana Creme Pudding Grape Beverage SUPPER #5 Chicken Noodle Dinner With F.D.

The product can sometimes be found in the health foods or specialty sections.D.)and store bought foods. Or try to rehydrate in bouillon broth. It can be found as “beef. SUPPER #10 Mac. 18 . ham. chicken. Orange Juice Oats & Honey Bar Instant Cocoa BREAKFAST #10 Food Bar (FN) Dry Cereal Apple Juice Instant Milk Instant Cocoa LUNCH #9 Chicken Spreadables Club Crackers Oreo Cookies Orange Beverage SUPPER #9 Turkey Noodle Dinner with F. the above meals are a mixture of freeze dried (F. It is a lower cost substitute for Freeze dried meats. while others like BACOS® are ready to eat. This Soy based product is imitation meat such as BACOS ®. Some TVP must be cooked. Another Grocery Item is called TVP for Textured Vegetable Protein. or bacon”. & Cheese Dinner Onion Soup Fruit Cobbler Bread Sticks Cherry Beverage 1997 LUNCH #10 Jalapeno-Sharp Cheese Ritz Crackers Pecan Bar (RB) Grape Beverage As you may tell. These are included as suggestions for the possibility of doing your own from the grocery store. Peas Chicken Noodle Soup Peaches & Creme Pie Lemonade Beverage. But I would always plan to add a well seasoned sauce.A.D.Philmont Trail Recipes BREAKFAST #9 Western Omelet Hash Brown Potatoes P.

vegetable beef soup mix 1 box Mac and cheese 1 can tuna 1 cup instant rice ONEPOT To boiling water add soup mix and macaroni. chicken. 1 small can vegetable.. add the can meat and vegetable..Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 More ONE POTS Mac and.. mustard 1/4 cup Miracle Whip 1/4 t.mix. Heat and eat. ~ 4 servings MAC and .... Cook until macaroni and rice are done Serves 4. Just a Minute ONEPOT A cup of Minute Rice or other quick cooking rice can be made in a freezer bag. But add a equally quick instant soup mix and you can create a meal.... Then add rice. 1 box of Mac & Cheese 1 cup Meat ground beef chicken ham or SPAM tuna ground turkey beef 1 cup Vegetables stewed tomatoes broccoli red pepper peas orpeas & carrots some EXTRAS 1 t. Simmer until macaroni is almost done.. Italian seasoning 1/8 t. 1 can of tuna. pepper Devil' Thumb Stew 4 cups water 1 pkg. chili powder 2 t. or turkey... add pepper. Cook the macaroni and add some onion flakes.. Kraft 1 box macaroni and cheese. Add cheese and tuna. Rice Soup Mix Protein vegetable soup mix can tuna 1/2 cup Minute Rice onion soup mix can ham = 1 serving chicken bouillon can chicken gravy mix TVP vegetable beef soup mix can turkey 19 . drain and add the cheese mix.

margarine. Lipton Beef Rice AND 1 package freeze dried (FD) beef.. garlic salt. or 1 small can chicken. margarine. Mix well and bring to boil. 1 T. Prepare noodles and rice as directed and add more.. 1 T. Lipton Chicken Broccoli & Noodles AND 1/2 cup milk. 1 can chunk chicken. 1 package Tomato Cup of Soup Mix. 2 T margarine. 20 . 1 T. Cimarroncito Carbonara 2 1/4 cups elbow macaroni 1 pkg. 2 T. 1/2 cup milk.Philmont Trail Recipes And More's 1997 based on LIPTON packaged noodles and rice.. 1 can shrimp. 1/3 cup crumbled bacon or bacon bits. In a large pot place the dry mixture and water. Lipton Cajun Style Rice & Beans AND 1 T.. margarine. 1 T. onion flakes. parmesan cheese. Serves 2-3. Cover and simmer until macaroni is done. Lipton Chicken & Rice AND 1 package freeze dried (FD) chicken. 1 T. Lipton Stroganoff AND 1 T onion flakes. 1 T. 1 package Vegetable soup mix. Lipton Mushroom & Rice AND 1 package Pea Cup of Soup. onion flakes. dried green peppers. onion flakes Lipton Alfredo AND 1/2 cup milk. 1 T. 2 T. onion flakes. 1 package freeze dried (FD) beef. dried green peppers.. white sauce mix 1/4 cup powder milk 1/4 cup dried vegetable mix salt & pepper to taste 5 cups water 1/4 cup bacon bits Philmont ONEPOT Place the bacon bits in a separate plastic bag and all the other dry items in a larger plastic bag. Add the bacon bits before serving or as a topping. Lipton Alfredo Carbonara AND 1/2 cup milk.

21 . Cover and simmer until macaroni is done. Add the Parmesan before serving or as a topping. Mix well and bring to boil. Wait 3 minutes. In a large pot place the dry mixture and water.Creamed Soup and have the better part of a meal. No pot No mess Add a package of Cup-of.Philmont Trail Recipes Zastrow-roni 2 1/4 cups elbow macaroni 1 pkg. Makes 1 serving 3/4 cup cooked. add 1/2 cup boiling water to bag. taco sauce mix 1/4 cup powder milk 1/4 cup dried vegetable mix salt & cayenne pepper to taste 5 cups water 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1997 Philmont ONEPOT Place the cheese in a separate plastic bag and all the other dry items in a larger plastic bag. Quick Rice 1/2 cup Minute rice Minute Rice Bag Place 1/2 cup Minute rice in a heavy freezer zip lock bag. Add butter buds and salt. Multiply recipe by # of serve.

Allow 30-40 minutes to get the coals ready before cooking. Use a firepan under the coals to prevent killing ground cover. The temperature can be determined by holding the back of your hand over the coals. They are small enough to burn down. Charcoal comes in bags not suited for backpacking but great for car camping. The cooking can be done directly on the coals using foil wrapped food or Dutch Oven. The other method is producing coals from a wood fire. The coals may be from hardwoods like oak and hickory or from charcoal. 1 1/2 .Philmont Trail Recipes Cooking with coals. Three or four stones can be used to prop up the pan above the ground. Place the Bag in a 5 gal. Twigs do not produce coals very well. never in a flaming fire. or use a grate over the coals. and large enough to make coals. The amount of charcoal needed will vary with the weather (wind and temperature) 22 . Charcoal is more convenient to use and is necessary in areas where there is no downed hardwood. bucket to keep dry. if at all.. Hardwoods yield long-burning coals which are necessary for the lengthy cooking process in most Dutch oven recipes. The pan can be metal or plywood with a thick layer of mineral soil (sand). Soft woods like pine are unsatisfactory. 1997 Coals are produced in two ways. 8” cast iron 12” coals Seconds over Under / Top Under / fire Top 2 4 3 5 6-8 3 5 4 6 4-5 4 6 5 7 2-3 5 7 6 8 1 Approximate Temperature Type of Fire 250-325 degrees 325-400 400-500 > 500 slow Medium Hot Very Hot All Dutch oven cooking is done by hot coals. Hardwoods make better coals than softwoods such as pine.2 inch thick limbs make better coals.

Margarine. Cook for 30-40 minutes or until the potatoes are soft. Sprinkle the chicken with paprika. 1/2 cup cheese and chili in 1 1/2 quart casserole or Dutch oven.Philmont Trail Recipes Chicken and Stuffing Bake Kroger DUTCH OVEN 1997 4 cups Pepperidge Farm Herb Seasoned Stuffing Paprika margarine 6 Skinless Boneless chicken breast halves 1/3 cup milk 1 can Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup 1 tbs. Serves 6. Layer onto the top of the meat Thinly slice the onions. To serve. etc.not from the ditch Brown the ground beef in a Dutch oven. Bake at 400 degree heat for 20 minutes and then open top a bit and bake additional 10 minutes. Two Crew Stew DUTCH OVEN 2 lb. Chopped parsley Mix stuffing with 1 cup boiling water and 1 tbs. onion. milk and parsley and pour over the chicken. Garnish with sour cream and ripe olives. Top with remaining cheese and bake 5 minutes longer. Spoon the stuffing across the center of 4 qt. Retain all the drippings. spoon down through all layers . Place the chicken on each side of stuffing. Thinly slice the potatoes into circles. Bake at (375) about 25 minutes. Top with remaining corn chips. Dutch oven. Layer onto the potatoes Add a layer of bell peppers Add a layer of green peas Add a layer of creamed soup and water mixture.serves 8-10 Chili Pie Hormel DUTCH OVEN 4 cups corn chips 1 @ 19 oz can Name brand Chili 2/3 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby or Cheddar cheese Layer 2 1/2 cups of corn chips. Mix soup. Serves 4-5 or one Scoutmaster 23 . Ground Beef 2 Potatoes 2 Onions 2 Bell Peppers 2 cans Green Peas or other vegetables 2 cans Cream of Mushroom soup of other creamed soup 2 soup cans Water .

add seasoning mix. lean ground beef 1 onion 2 pkg. Place the biscuits over the mixture and bake for 15-20 minutes or until biscuits are brown. Spread half the onions and crushed corn chips over the rice. Stir and bring to boil.Philmont Trail Recipes Chili Rice Casserole Hormel DUTCH OVEN 1997 3 cups cooked rice 1 (19 oz) can plain chili 1/2 cup onions. refrigerator biscuits Brown the beef and onion. shredded Place rice in buttered baking dish or Dutch oven. Top with remaining cheese. sloppy Joe seasoning mix 2 6 oz. Serves 4-6. Heat in at ~375 for 25 minutes. Kit Carson Pie Philmont DUTCH OVEN 2 lb. tomato paste and water. cans tomato paste 2 cups water 1 16 oz. pkg. onions and crushed corn chips. chopped 3/4 cup crushed corn chips 4 oz cheddar cheese. Serves 4-6 or one Scoutmaster Add your own Dutch Oven Recipe here 24 . Heat chili and pour over rice.

and fold 1/2 inch. pepper. and put the sugar in the hollow. & a dollop of margarine. Powell? FOIL Slice the Potato into 1/4 inch slices. Place food in middle of foil. 2.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 Dinner Items: Foil Meals Hot meals are great but who wants to wash dishes. Mountain Melts Rolls (any kind) Meat (thinly sliced) Cheese (sliced) Mustard FOIL Cut and butter rolls. repeat turning down to item. Peal and slice the onion and carrot. and mustard. Cut 2 pieces of lightweight foil or 1 piece of heavy-duty foil.. Baked Apple 1 apple per person. Wrap in foil. twice the circumference of the item to be wrapped. of fluid. Cut a slice off the top. meat. Drugstore wrap: Not a Drug Rap. 1. Seal the Wrap and place on coals for 45 minutes to a hour. 3. Place rolls on the edge of the coals or on grill above the coals for about 1/2 to 1 hour. Food must be moist or add 4 T. 25 . Place in the middle of a drugstore foil wrap with salt. Flatten top of package. 1 tablespoon brown or white sugar per apple FOIL Wash apple. Wrap each roll in foil. shiny side in. water. Fill to taste with cheese. Cook in hot ashes about 1 hour. Fold corners of open ends in and roll ends in small folds into center. Boy Scout Potatoes Potato Carrot Small onion Salt & Pepper margarine B. remove the core. Bring opposite sides of foil together. The edges must seal to keep steam in. Try these Foil meal ideas or try a seal-a-meal or freezer zip bag in boiling water . 4. Add 1 tbs.

about 20 min. Place on a grill or near coals and heat until bubbly. instant bouillon 1997 FOIL Place two sheets of foil (14" sq. Strip off Label. Place each one on a double sheet of heavy foil. or 15-20 minutes on coals. salt dash pepper 4 tsp. turning often for a hour. Sweet Potatoes (3-4 ser. Add ingredients and seal tightly.Philmont Trail Recipes Rice on the Coals 1 1/2 cups minute rice 1 1/2 cups water 1 T. Cover can with foil.) on top of each other in a cooking pot. Add 1 T. serves 4 Sweet. Remove from pot and place on coals for 15 minutes.) Ed Bailey 1 can sweet potatoes margarine maple flavored syrup FOIL Remove completely the top from a 18 oz. Sprinkle with garlic. Do not peel the potatoes. onion salt and pepper. Seal and bake on the grill. Drain some of the liquid into a cup. Use one potato per person. 26 . margarine. can of sweet potatoes. Return liquid to cover the sweet potatoes. pepper. and add 1/4 cup maple flavored syrup and 1 T. margarine 1/2 tsp. garlic salt Ed Bailey FOIL Scrub and cut potatoes into thick slices. margarine. Press into a bowl or pouch. Baden Baked Sliced Potatoes potato margarine foil salt.

Makes about 6-7 drumsticks. turning slowly. over bed of coals. Ed Bailey FOIL Stir in 1 1/3 cups hot chicken bouillon or chicken soup. dry onion flakes. (1 onion for 2 persons) Ham 'N Green Bean Bake Combine 1 1/3 cups minute rice 1 cup diced ham or SPAM. 1 can (8 oz) drained green beans 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2 tsp. Top with a half strip of bacon on each half onion. Add mixture and seal. hamburger 1 cup cornflakes 1 egg 1/2 chopped onion salt & pepper 1 tsp. Foiled Onions Large onion margarine salt & pepper bacon foil Ed Bailey FOIL Peel a large onion and cut in half. Bake on coals 35-45 minutes. except egg shell. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. ketchup 1997 Stick & Foil Indiana Crush the cornflakes and mix with all the rest of the ingredients.30 min. Wrap each in double heavy foil and seal tightly. mustard 1 tbs. Leave over hot coals for 30 minutes. cook 20 . Place a pat of margarine on the cut side and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Warp a handful around a green stick and wrap aluminum foil around meat and stick.(serves 3-4) 27 . Shape a triple thickness of heavy foil into a bowl.Philmont Trail Recipes Drumsticks 1 lb.

The SPAM and I Dennis A.Philmont Trail Recipes SPAM. Pour the SPAM and soup over beds of rice. sliced and diced 1 cup Minute rice 1 can cream of Mushroom Soup. add the soup and heat. Add soup and SPAM mixture. I am 7 oz can SPAM 6 oz Egg and Spinach Noodles 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 small onion 1997 Sam Dice the SPAM into 1/2 inch chunks.. Heat through and serve 4. Boil 3/4 cup water and cook the rice as directed. Drain water.... Cream of Corn Soup. wild rice. Variations. Schmitt ONEPOT 1 can SPAM. Heat the SPAM in a deep skillet. Fry with sliced onion in a light oil. 28 . reserve 1 can to mix with soup. Cook the noodles until done.

OK I’m full of chopped pork parts now 29 . chili. dried onion flakes 4 oz. place in a 1 quart pan and pour in a can of Pepsi. Simmer 20 minutes. or use bread or buns. Wrap the SPAM slices in tortillas with cheese and mustard. Pepsi SPAM 1 can SPAM 1 can Regular Pepsi not Diet cheese mustard tortillas. Place cheese on top and melt. do not use diet. Add water and tomato wedges.Philmont Trail Recipes MAPS Chili 1 can diced SPAM 1/2 onion or 2 T. bread or buns Dennis A. Serves 2-3. Boil for about 5 minutes. Sliced ham can also be used. This gives the SPAM a sweet caramel taste. green chili 1 Tomato garlic salt and pepper 1/2 cup cheese 1/3 cup water 1997 Fred Mertze Fry Pan Brown the SPAM and the onion. Schmitt Slice the SPAM.

Place on rack in covered pot of boiling water. After the bottom is browned. Bisquick Bannock 6-8 tablespoons water 1 cup Bisquick buttermilk baking mix 3 Tablespoons oil or margarine Modern Trailperson's Standby At home: Package the baking mix in a large. and salt together in a large. In the field: Put a little oil of margarine into the bag. Add raisins and cinnamon. Flatten it out into a cake. 4. very slowly. oil or margarine into the bag. 30 . tough plastic bag. as gently as possible. In the field: Put a 3-4 tbs. Also try putting the dough in a zip-lock freezer bag. doughy mass.1/2 inch is enough 2. Fry it. tough plastic bag. Let the steam 'bake' the bread. and slowly add enough water to give the mixture the consistency of dough. You may have to mix it with your hands. prop the pan up in front of the fire’s flames to brown the top. curved sides allow slips when propped before the fire. about 1/2 inch thick and fry it in a little oil. 1. Flatten it out into a cake. and fry it in a little oil. turning it often. baking powder. very slowly over coals or lowest possible flame. Just pretend you're an ancient trailperson. Don’t prop up the pan until the bottom is browned. and slowly add enough water to give the mixture the consistency of dough. You may have to mix it with your hands. Use straight sided fry pan. do not despair. golden brown and its inside a uncooked.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 Camp Breads Bannock Ancient Trailperson's Standby 1 cup flour 1/3 tablespoon (1 teaspoon) baking powder dash salt oil or margarine water At home: package the flour. or serve with honey when done. Aluminum skillets get too hot too quick. The batter should not be too thick . Note: If you end up with a bread that has its outside a delicious. 3.

Place in bottom of Dutch oven. biscuit mix flour 1 cup brown sugar 3 4-oz raisins cinnamon Dutch Oven Mix the biscuit mix as directed and pat out in a rectangular shape on a floured. depending on the intensity of the heat. Cut biscuits with a small open end can and place 20-24 biscuits in oven. Add a few teaspoons of milk if necessary. Spread raisins and brown sugar over the dough and sprinkle with cinnamon. Or spoon the mixed dough and drop into oven without shaping. flatten and placed in oven. 2. this will make a very thick dough. With floured hands roll the dough into a cylinder and cut slices from the rolled cylinder. Dan Beard Camp Bread 2 cups biscuit mix 1/2 cup milk ( use pre-measured powder milk in a zipped bag ) Foil 1. Cover and bake about 15 minutes. Wrap the dough loosely again to cover the seams and crimping 3. Stir the ingredients together. flat surface. Yield: 1 loaf Cimaron Cinnamon Rolls 2 6-oz pkg. Can also use floured hands and balls of dough 1 1/2 “. and dust with additional biscuit mix or flour.18 oz biscuit mix as directed and pat out on a floured. Cover with lid and bake about 15-20 minutes. flat surface. Place the bread package at the edge of the coals and turn every 10 minutes for about 1 1/2 hours. Shape it like a bread loaf. Place the dough on the foil and wrap it loosely so the foil package will not burst when the dough rises.Philmont Trail Recipes Rayado Biscuits Biscuit Mix Flour 1997 Dutch Oven Mix 12 . Grease a large sheet of foil heavily. serves 8. 31 .

dark container. Beware not to drink boiling water. Lime. Melt. powdered sugar or regular 1/2 lb.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 DRINKS Hot Chocolate Drink Mix 1 lb.. 3 Tablespoons in 8-12 oz hot water. pre-sweetened or add the sugar. instant powdered milk 1/2 lb. and Orange are good to try. Mix. Maxwell’s Chocolate Bar 1 cup Hot chocolate and add 1 Snickers bar. can of Nestle's Quick Mix in large bowl with wooden or plastic spoon. Pack in plastic bags for camping. JELL-O in a cup of hot water for a different breakfast drink. Cockerall River Water 1 packages Cherry Drink Mix 1 Packages Orange Drink Mix Mix and add water. and drink or spoon. Store in air-tight. pre-sweetened or add the sugar. Hot TANG Mix TANG in a cup of hot water for a different breakfast drink Swamp Water 1 packages Grape Drink Mix 1 Packages Lemon-Lime Drink Mix Mix and add water. 32 . Hot JELL-O Mix 1-2 tbs. powdered coffee creamer 1@ 1 lb. Cheery.

Sunny GORP 1 cup salted peanuts or dried roasted peanuts 1 cup raisins 1 cup roasted sunflower kernels 1 cup M&M’s mix in a large Zip lock bag and eat on the trail. Good-for-you-GORP 2 1/2 cups low-fat granola 1 cup dried pears 1/2 cup M&M’s mix in a Zip lock bag and eat on the trail. Oats.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 GORP and SNACKS Good Old Raisins and Peanuts Granola. Fruity GORP 1 cup salted peanuts or dried roasted peanuts 1 cup dried Fruit Bits 1 cup roasted sunflower kernels 1 cup M&M’s mix in a large Zip lock bag and eat on the trail. GORPMM 1 cup salted peanuts or dried roasted peanuts 1 cup raisins 1 cup M&M’s mix in a Zip lock bag and eat on the trail. 33 . Raisins. and Peanuts 1 cup salted peanuts or dried roasted peanuts 1 cup raisins mix in a Zip lock bag and eat on the trail.

Philmont Trail Recipes Stockade Mixed GORP 1 cup mixed nuts or dried roasted mixed nuts 1 cup dried Fruit Bits 1 cup roasted sunflower kernels 1 cup M&M’s mix in a large Zip lock bag and eat on the trail. June/July 1994 Nothing re-charges the body and encourages tired hikers faster than a quick snack on the trail. Recipe should make about 33 servings. chopped dehydrated fruits and nuts "glued" together with honey. April 1984 1/3 cup each raisins. smarties. and personal gear in the bottom and the side pockets. peanut butter and melted chocolate chips and rolled in icing sugar. Try these "energy balls". Make sure the Scouts don't pack food in the same place as their socks and underwear. Food and patrol cooking gear go in the top of the pack. use 1 cup chocolate chips. dates and coconut. Reserve one side pocket for trail munchies: nuts. rice.) 34 . 1/3 cup walnuts and 2 cups peanuts. corn. Our favorite is GORP balls.9 oz. (Calories per serving: 72. Add 1/2 cup sesame seeds. shelf life: 14 days. apricots. GORP Balls Helen Singh The Leader. Roll into balls. Each Scout should have his own bagful to ration out to himself so that it lasts the duration of the trip. dried fruits. wheat or mixed 1 cup salted peanuts or dried roasted peanuts 1 cup raisins 1 cup M&M’s mix in a Zip lock bag and eat on the trail. 1 3/4 cups chopped figs. Energy Balls The Leader. hard candies and chocolate bars. apples. 1997 Trail Peak Trail Mix PTC 1 cup Chex’s cereal. 1/3 cup honey and 1/2 cup peanut butter. and 1 cup chopped apricots. For the glue. each weighing 0. Mix together 1 cup chopped dates 1/2 cup peanut butter.

etc. Page for your own favorite recipes. handful of dried fruit mix in a Zip lock bag and eat on the trail.... 1 @1 lb.. Mix in a 2 gallon zip lock bag.. Schmitt 1 box Pepperidge farm cheese fish crackers or 1 box Chex Mix..Philmont Trail Recipes Heidi’s Trail Mix Heidi 1997 1 cup dry cereal (Cheerio’s. SAM's Mix Dennis A. Your favorite.) 1 cup peanuts or soy nuts 1 handful pretzel sticks 1 cup raisins optional. bag M&M's 1/2 LB raisins 1 jar Planter's Dry Roasted Peanuts. Chex... serves one Troop... 35 .

1970. BSA * Woods Wisdom. food in its own container. slip the roll of the stick and spread with butter. Bake until golden brown. Roughing It Easy... Tom Brown's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants. plan for 1-3 rolls per Scout. Tom. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar on twist.Philmont Trail Recipes Special Cooking 1997 Special cooking refers to cooking using spits. jelly. John G. jam. jelly or honey Modern time favorite Using a thick green stick about 1 inch in diameter. When golden brown. wrap the dough for a crescent roll spiral fashion around the tip of the stick. John G. Cooking.. 2nd edition. A good discussion is in the following readings. Break off a piece to check if inside is done. Dutch Oven Cooking. Stalking the Wild Asparagus Thomas. Ragsdale * Camper's Guide to Outdoor Cooking. BSA * Venture manuals Winter Camping.. Gibbons. Place or hold stick over a fire and bake on all sides. Backpacking. paper bags. 1985. Ragsdale. * Outdoor Skills Instruction. Roll into a long piece and wrap or twist around a clean green stick (not dried out). and other novelty type cooking. or honey. Dian. EAT Crescent Rolls on a Stick tube of refrigerated Crescent rolls Butter or margarine Jam.. Euell. 1994. Press the ends of the dough to the stick to stick to the stick. Leave space with the spiral for the heat to reach all of the dough.. BSA Brown. Hold the stick over coals for 15-20 min. turning frequently as you salivate. Twist on a Stick 1 cup Bisquick mix water cinnamon sugar old time favorite Mix the Bisquick with enough water to form a dough. 36 .

drained 2 cups milk or water John G. Fill center with 1 T crushed pineapple and raisins. Let simmer with the sugar and cinnamon till fruit is soft and the liquid is thick. Don't let the sugar burn. B. milk. Ed Bailey FOIL Place a peeled and cored apple on a double square of heavy foil. Fruit Compost 1 cup dried fruit bits 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon graham cracker I. Place on top the other slice of buttered bread and pinch the edges together. Place in glowing coals and bake 20-40 minutes depending on size. Wisenheimer Rehydrate the fruit in enough boiling water to cover the fruit.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 Just Deserts Cheap Pie Dennis A. turn over for another 5 minutes. Top with graham cracker crumbs. 37 . spoon on fruit filling and cinnamon sugar. Seal in foil and lay on the coals for 10 minutes or so. jam or fruit pie filling heavy foil Butter two slices of bread. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon sugar. place buttered side down on foil. and margarine. Foiled Again Apples. You can also try cinnamon candies for filling. Bake in covered oven about 1 hour. Trail Cobbler 2 cups biscuit mix 1 cup margarine 2 cups sugar 1 can fruit. Add fruit and stir. Ragsdale Dutch Oven Mix the biscuit mix. serves 8. sugar. Schmitt 2 slices bread margarine cinnamon sugar. Fold foil around each apple and seal tightly.

Check with tooth pick or cleaned green stick. (or let rain take care of it) Form into a ball. add water and eggs according to box directions.Philmont Trail Recipes Fruit Pie Pie Crust 2 cups 1/2 tsp. without handle) Add 2 cans of fruit pie filling. pour the cake mix over the top. Filling: 2 cans Flour Salt Shortening Water Fruit Pie Filling 1997 DUTCH OVEN Mix flour and salt Cut in shortening till pieces are the size of small peas. Fit pastry in a small frying pan. add 5-10 hot coals on top. (Martha Stuart would be proud) Cook in a 12” Dutch oven until hot and the crust is brown. Line the Dutch oven with heavy foil. Repeat till all is moist. (don’t over fill) Roll out second half. Cover and place on coals. Empty the 2 cans of fruit pie filling into the lined Dutch oven. 2/3 cup 5 to 7 tbs. the ball of dough) Roll out one half on a floured surface. (Early June Variety) Sprinkle 1 tbs. Cut into strips. Close the bag and mix by needing the bag. combinations: Chocolate cake and cherry pie filling Yellow cake and peach pie filling with maraschino cherries (no steams) White cake and apple pie filling with cinnamon 38 . Divide in half. (less than 12” diameter. Gently toss with fork. (Not you. Bake 30-45 minutes. Dutch Oven cake 1 box cake mix (your choice) 2 cans fruit pie filling margarine eggs if needed for cake Empty the cake mix into a Large zip-lock type bag. (saves on clean-up). Don't stir. water over part of mixture. Pattice-top of the pie.

stirring constantly. cookies. Serves 6 Some More's Graham crackers marshmallows. Hershey’s chocolate bars and one campfire.. Sprinkle a few chips on top. Great for that surprise birthday party at camp. Add 10-12 coarsely broken graham crackers. 1997 Mix the pudding mix. Whip up the Cool Whip mix and top the pie. Place a chocolate square and the hooey-gooey marshmallow between the graham crackers and allow the chocolate to melt. Girl Scouts Place large marshmallow (not the mini's) on a long pealed green stick and heat over campfire until gooey. Eat and have SomeMore. Let set for a few minutes and then fold in the chips.Philmont Trail Recipes Choco-Chip Pie 1 graham cracker crust pie shell 1 package instant chocolate pudding and pie filling Cool Whip instant Mix 1/2 cup chocolate chips (or pick out from your GORP) dried milk powder. 39 . stirring occasionally. Put the first 4 ingredients in a skillet and bring to a boil. Pour into the crust.. cover. Cook over low heat for about 10 minutes. Prepare the graham cracker by breaking into two squares. Skillet Pudding Ed Bailey 1 can evaporated milk 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 3/4 cup instant cocoa mix 10-12 Graham crackers. and milk. water.

Pour into cups. DO NOT stir Bake for 45 minutes or until the dough is firm. Rice Krispies Treats 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal 1 10 oz package marshmallows vegetable cooking spray 1/4 cup margarine Kellogg's Melt margarine in a large saucepan over low heat. yields ~24 treats. Serves 3-4. DO NOT stir. Cut into squares when cool. Drain Fruit. Salt ( or substitute 2 cups of baking mix ) 1 cup Sugar 1 stick Margarine 2 cups Milk 3 cans Fruit in Heavy syrup Melt margarine in a 12” Dutch oven Mix dry ingredients and stir milk into them Pour mixture over the melted margarine. 1/4 cup instant milk graham crackers. Peanut Butter Treats Kellogg's Original Rice Krispies Treat recipe above ^ plus 1/4 cup peanut butter 40 . Baking Powder 1/2 tsp. 1997 Dennis A. Pour fruit over mixture. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Fruit Cobbler 2 cups Flour 2 tsp. Top with crushed graham crackers.Philmont Trail Recipes Instant Pie 1 box instant pudding mix. Remove from heat. press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan coated with cooking spray. Schmitt Mix the pudding and dried milk with the right amount of cold water and beat with a whisk until thick. Add Rice Krispies and stir until well coated. Using spatula or waxed paper.

press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan coated with cooking spray. yields ~24 treats. yields ~24 treats. Stir until well coated. Using spatula or waxed paper. Using spatula or waxed paper. Cut into squares when cool. Variety: substitute 1/2 sugar and 3/4 cup Karo syrup for the marshmallows and margarine. Cut into squares when cool.Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 add 1/4 cup of peanut butter to melted marshmallows before adding to Rice Krispies. Caramel Treats Kellogg's Original Rice Krispies Treat recipe above ^ plus 1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping add 1/3 cup of caramel ice cream topping to melted marshmallows before adding to Rice Krispies. 1/2 cup peanut butter Dennis A. NoSlowMor Power Bars Original Rice Krispies Treat recipe plus 1/3 cup Mini chocolate chips 1/2 cup sunflower seeds. Choco Treats Kellogg's Original Rice Krispies Treat recipe above ^ plus 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips add 1/3 cup of mini chocolate chips to Rice Krispies before adding the melted marshmallows. 41 . Stir until well coated. yields ~24 treats. press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan coated with cooking spray. press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan coated with cooking spray. Using spatula or waxed paper. yields ~24 bars. Schmitt add 1/2 cup of peanut butter to melted marshmallows before adding to a mixture of Rice Krispies and the sunflower seeds and chocolate chips. Cut into squares when cool. Using spatula or waxed paper. Stir until well coated. Stir until well coated. Cut into squares when cool. press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan coated with cooking spray.

Add 1/4 cup peanuts 1/4 cup M&M's. Cover until chocolate melts. In a Large lightly greased bowl. M&M's 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup light Karo Syrup 1 cup Peanut Butter Dennis Schmitt Melt the sugar and Karo Syrup in a sauce pan over low heat. Add chocolate chips or pieces of bar and the marshmallows. pour the sauce over the 6 cups of Rice Krispies and fold in. Using spatula or waxed paper. pour the sauce over the 6 cups of Corn Flakes and fold in. oil Heat skillet with oil. Variety: add 1/4 cup miniature chocolate chips. add the Peanut butter. Add tortilla. Form or scoop into balls and cool on waxed paper. In a Large lightly greased bowl. press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cut into squares when cool. Cover with second tortilla and flip. Rice Krispies GORP Bars 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal vegetable cooking spray Peanuts Raisins. 42 .. 1/4 cup raisins. More Favorites. yields ~24 treats. Chocolate Tortillas 2 flour tortillas mini Marshmallows chocolate bar or chips vegetable. and stir until well coated.. add the Peanut butter.Philmont Trail Recipes Joy's Joy Joy Schmitt 1997 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup light Karo Syrup waxed paper 1 cup Peanut Butter 6 cups Corn Flakes shortening Melt the sugar and Karo Syrup in a sauce pan over low heat.

Contemporary Books.For Canadian Scouts Axcell. John G. Ragsdale. Sierra Club Baker. Inc. 1993.. Backpacking. 1970. 1994. Tom.. John.Boy Scouts of America * Fieldbook . Camping. The One Burner Gourmet. 1977. John G. 2nd edition. Arthur J. Backpacking Winter Camping. Camping. 1981. Canoe Camping Cooking 43 . * Merit Badge books: * Outdoor Skills Instruction manuals * Venture manuals * Meeting Pamphlets * Woods Wisdom * Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide * Fieldbook .Philmont Trail Recipes 1997 ADDITIONAL READING * Available at a reasonable price at the Scout Shop * Camp Cookery for Small Groups. The Well Fed Backpacker. Euell. Rodale Press Cooking. Inc. Viehman. 1985. Backpacking Cooking. June. Roughing It Easy. Claudia. Supermarket Backpacker. Ragsdale * Camper's Guide to Outdoor Cooking. Brown. Contemporary Books. 1986. Stalking the Wild Asparagus Thomas. Dian. Vintage Books Gibbons. BSA * Dutch Oven Cooking. ed. Tom Brown's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants. Fleming. Harriett. Walrath. Baker. 1967. Trailside's Trail Food . Harriett. 1986. Simple Foods for the Pack.

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