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Jackfish  
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12/08/2010 02:29PM
 
Let's start a BWCA.com Cook Book. Please post your favorite DESSERT recipes here. No comments - Only recipes.


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overthehill  
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12/08/2010 11:11PM
 
Bisquick Mix according to directions. (I add Nido powdered whole milk or buy 'Add Water Only Mix')

Add dashes of cinnamon, small dash nutmeg, cap of vanilla, some sugar and slow fry a big THIN pan Bisquick. Top with instant Lemon Pudding set up or not. Devour.


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Savage Voyageur  
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12/09/2010 05:46PM
 
Cinnamon Apples

4 pcs 24 inch length of aluminum foil
4 T Red cinnamon candies
4 T Seedless raisins
4 Lg Tart apples - cored

Dot with butter
Cut four 24 inch lengths of heavy duty aluminum foil and fold in half.
Place one cored apple in center of each foil square
Fill hole with one tablespoon each of red cinnamon candies and seedless raisins.
Bring foil up loosely over apple and twist ends together to seal well.
Cook foil package over glowing coals til done, about 25 min


"So many lakes, so little time."
billconner  
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12/10/2010 12:26PM
 
Well, my favorite learned from my scoutmaster over 40 years ago.

Partially split a banana lengthwise - on the inside of the curve - with skin left on. Put some pieces of chocolate into the slit. Wrap in foil and set in coals with slit side up. Eat with a spoon. Butter, brown sugar optional or alternates.
dogwoodgirl  
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12/10/2010 08:13PM
 
Open Face Pie

One box pie crust mix- mix according to package directions and press into bottom and sides of two jello molds.

1 1/2 c dried blueberries - soak in a small amount of hot water until they start to plump up a bit, then add 1/4 C sugar and 2 Tbs cornstarch

Pour the berry mixture into the pie crust. Bake in jello mold ovens over low heat until it's bubbly and starting to brown on the edges.

LET IT COOL! Otherwise, you will burn the s*** out of your mouth (but it will still taste good)

Serves 6-8


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SunCatcher  
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12/11/2010 07:04AM
 
Bluberry Muffins

Go to Store and Get Pillsbury Add Water only Mix.
Grease Pan (I use liquid oil - same stuff I cook fish in.)

Put in Reflector Oven.

Enjoy!
SunCatcher






Dad Always said "We don't Always catch fish...but we ALWAYS have a good time"
static4841  
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12/12/2010 10:29AM
 
Jello instant Cheese cake. make according to the instructions on the box. Sets up most of the way in the late summer trips. This goes with me on every trip.
eagle93  
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12/19/2010 08:54AM
 
Campfire Apple Crisp
(from Teresa Morrone's Back-Country Kitchen)

In small plastic bag:
3/4 cup dried apple slices
4 t brown sugar
1 1/2 t corn starch
1 t butter buds (optional)

In quart bag:
3/4 cup granola
2 t brown sugar
3/4 t cinnamon
1/2 nutmeg

Bag up before trip.

At camp add 3/4 C water, stir well. Top with granola mix, then cook over medium heat until bubbly (10-15 min). Remove cover and cook another five minutes to crisp topping.
strom2127  
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01/06/2011 11:54AM
 
found this in Backpacker magazine. haven't tried it, but sounds delish

1 tube of store bought crescent rolls
1 can apple pie filling
1 package crushed walnuts or almonds
aluminum foil

AT HOME
empty apple pie filling into zip top bag and double bag it

IN CAMP
Crescent dough typically comes packaged as six attached triangles. Separate triangles two at a time so you have three crescents total. Place filling and nuts onto the crescents, and roll them up. For each, create foil pouches that cover the dough; place them in coals near the fires edge (not directly in flames). Flip after three minutes, bake for about three more minutes (until golden), then unwrap and enjoy. Serves 3.


"Once more unto the breach dear friends, once more."
serenityseeker  
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01/08/2011 12:30AM
 
Peel a thin strip from the inside curve of a banana, carve out a small wedge all along the length. Fill with peanut butter, chocolate and marshmallow. replace small banana wedge and peel. wrap in foil and place over coals to warm and melt. eat carefully b/c it can be very warm. yummmmmm
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01/10/2011 05:34AM
 
CAKE IN AN ORANGE
Take a thick skinned, nice sized orange and slice across about 1/4 from top.
Spoon out all pulp/juice with a spoon. (Eat it.)
Fill cavity of orange bowl 3/4 full with cake or muffin batter. Place orange cap on top. Wrap in foil. Place in bed of hot coals (topside up) for 20-25 mins. Enjoy.
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01/10/2011 12:11PM
 
Oreo cookies packed in an old Pringles can. Mix up some powdered milk the night before and sink into deep part of lake over night. Nothing quit like oreo's and cold milk.
BWPaddler  
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01/31/2011 01:01AM
 
Vanilla pudding and fruit

Cache Bay's vanilla pudding and water
add in favorite dried fruit (strawberry, raspberry, etc.) while mixing.

Enjoy.


Wherever there is a channel for water, there is a road for the canoe. -Thoreau
lundojam  
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02/01/2011 05:07PM
 
Darn Goods

Deep fry thumb-sized pieces of the kind of biscuit dough that comes in a tube. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
Oh, yeah.
Bannock  
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03/16/2011 10:38PM
 
Rice Pudding

1 cup Minute Rice
1/2 cup raisins
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup Instant Milk
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon Lemonade Powder

Bag all ingredients together. In camp add mixture to 2 cups boiling water. Stir. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes. 4 servings. Fast. Easy. Good.



Bannock
paddlefamily  
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05/29/2011 08:59PM
 
MOCHA MOUSSE + REESE'S PIECES

Easy peasy.

Serves 2

Ingredients:
Backpackers Pantry Mocha Mousse
Reese's Pieces

Make Mocha Mousse according to directions (just add water!). Sprinkle Reese's Pieces on top.
mebersviller  
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06/15/2011 08:41PM
 
Blueberry Cobbler in a Jello Mold Oven (adapted/stolen from FreeLeo)

Here's what FreeLeo said: "We had a good JMO cobbler. I pre-measured the ingredients into Ziplocs. For the filling 4-6 Tbs reg or brown sugar, 3/4tsp cinnamon, 1 Tbs cornstarch, add to fruit with a small amt of water ,mix & put in jello mold. Topping: 1/2 C flour, 1/2 C light brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 C chopped pecans. Add 1/4 cup butter or marg. to the bag when preparing and mash around till mixed then cut a small hole in bag and squish all over the top of the fruit. Not sure how long it cooked, we kept checking till it seemed like the topping was crusty and fruit was bubbling. Some of the fruit we used was dried apricots we chopped up and rehydrated for a while, that's why I'm not sure how much water to add to the fruit. You can add nutmeg to either part too, if you like nutmeg."

Here are my changes: I skipped the pecans and nutmeg and used white sugar with the berries but brown sugar on top. Grease your pan and keep the heat low. See the thread on Jello Mold Ovens for tips.



Marlys



Marlys in MN
woodpecker  
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08/14/2011 07:04PM
 
Pudding

1 Box Jello Instant pudding mix (we like vanilla) less than a buck$$$
1 1/2 cup powdered milk
2 Cups water (colder the better)

Mix powdered milk and water until no lumps
Add pudding mix and stir 5 min. Set aside for dessert with a meal

A lot cheaper than the prepackaged dessert puddings and really good...
you could eat it with vanilla wafers.

Woodpecker


"The way of the canoe is the way of the wilderness and of a freedom almost forgotten."---Sigurd F. Olson (The Singing Wilderness)
paddlefamily  
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10/04/2011 12:02PM
 
Packit Gourmet Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust.

Mix the flavors of New York Cheesecake with the spiciness of pumpkin and you have a flavorful, cool weather treat that is a cinch to make. This was our favorite dessert on a 9 day trip.

Takes 5 minutes. Just add water and top with gingersnap crumbles.

lundojam  
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08/24/2012 09:06AM
 
Rhubarb Upsidedown cake


Jello mold oven recipe


cover the bottom of the JMO with about 1.5" of diced rhubarb. Pack in some brown sugar and cut some butter pats onto it. Prepare yellow cake mix as directed, but add a can (or 12 oz. of bottled) of cream soda instead of eggs and oil, and pour over the rhubarb. Cook in the JMO unitl it looks done. Wait 5 minutes and turn it out. Dab tears of joy while it cools a bit. Eat.
Seliga17  
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09/06/2012 11:29AM
 
Tiramisu


- Package of Vanilla Wafers cookies
- 1/2 cup strong coffee
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 1/2 cup of rum
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Instant vanilla pudding – mixed up with powdered milk and not-quite-enough water
- 4-6 oz of ricotta cheese
- Cocoa powder or hot chocolate mix


Arrange cookies in bottom of 7" to 9" dish or pan
Mix coffee, half the sugar, rum, vanilla and pour over cookies
Allow to soak while prepping the rest of the recipe
Mix pudding & milk, ricotta, rest of the sugar together and mix well
Spoon over the cookies
Dust with cocoa powder



Leave it better than you found it
Hawbakers  
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10/01/2012 07:46PM
 
Pumpkin Crunch Dump Cake


1 can (15 ounces) solid pack pumpkin
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1 box yellow cake mix
2 cups pecans
1 cup butter, melted


First I lined my 10" Dutch Oven with heavy duty aluminum foil.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the pumpkin, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon & salt. Pour mixture into Dutch Oven.

Sprinkle the cake mix over the top. Do not stir. Add pecans to top of cake mix. Drizzle with melted butter OR you can just 'dot' the top with the butter and it will melt in as it cooks.

Cover Dutch Oven and cook/bake for 50 minutes to an hour.
Charcoals: 10 on the bottom in a ring and 15 on the top.

Would really be great with ice cream or even whipped cream in a can.

If you want to make this at home you can just use a greased 9 x 13 cake pan, bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.

Enjoy!
bwcadan  
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10/02/2012 09:52PM
 
Anybody not like cookie dough? Open a bag of cookie dough and pour half into a small mixing bowl. Add water, butter, and oil to taste and desired consist when mixed. Divide between 2 to 3 people and eat. Repeat with other half of mix later on in the week.


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paddlefamily  
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08/08/2013 04:47PM
 
Snack Pies on the Fire


Simple and ready-made. We don't eat these at home, but camping, they're pretty tasty and quick. We find them in a box, so they pack and travel well.


Single Serve Apple, Cherry or Lemon pie. (like Entenmann's)


Wrap in foil and warm over fire.


Hawbakers  
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04/29/2014 03:51PM
 
Another Dump Cake Recipe


Peach Coconut Dump Cake


Ingredients:
2 large cans (29 ounces each) peaches in syrup
1 box of yellow cake mix
1 stick butter, melted
3/4 cup of brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup shredded coconut


Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray. Pour canned peaches with juice into pan. Pour cake mix over peaches. Drizzle butter over the top. Next, sprinkle 3/4 cup brown sugar on top and bake for 30 minutes. Then top with chopped pecans and shredded coconut and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes. Best served warm with vanilla ice cream.


Dutch Oven Method: Line pan with foil. Follow above directions except sprinkle the nuts and coconut on top before cooking For a 350 degree bake use 25-30 coals. 8-10 on the bottom and 15-18 on top.


Heat/bake for one hour. Replace coals as needed as they burn out.


Enjoy!
Queen Dump Cake
MrBreeze  
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05/24/2014 06:46PM
 
Fresh Raspberry cheesecake


1 box instant cheesecake mix
powdered milk (if needed for cheesecake mix)


Fresh raspberries
sugar


Make the cheesecake as directed on box. Works better early or late in season when cold water helps cheesecake set up.


Mix 2-3 cups of fresh picked raspberries, 1-2 tablespoons of sugar and water to mix. cook the mix until it comes to a boil then cool. pour over the cheesecake when ready.


Also works with pudding but use less sugar or just add raspberries raw. Any other fresh picked berries works as well.


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06/02/2014 09:25PM
 
We have our new favorite jello mold cake recipe. We used to buy Jiffy Mixes and frostings. Our little store in our little town no longer carry them. So in planning for an upcoming trip we figured out a new recipe.
1/2 box cake mix (we used German chocolate)
dried egg of your choice (mix into cake mix and put in bag)
Put in separate bag:
chocolate chips
toasted unsweetened coconut
walnuts
add
1/2 cup water
Mix water with cake mix. Add coconut mixture. Spread in jello mold and bake. Doesn't need frosting because of course you eat it hot off the stove.



I was also considering other cake mix combos.....
Lemon cake with white chips, coconut and almond.
Spice or Carrot cake with butterscotch and walnuts or pecans.
White cake with white chips and Jordan Almonds.
RandomThunder  

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06/25/2014 07:56PM
 
Malberg Pie:


On our last night, we stayed on Malberg for the trip out from Alice, and found tons of raspberries and blueberries. I foraged for hours with my lab, Murphy, who had a super time ;) Then, I used the last of our leftover ingredients from s'mores and apple crisp to whip up a desert that we named Malberg Pie.


First, I mixed the berries with my leftover cinnamon sugar mix. The longer you can let this mixture sit with occasional stirring, the more time the sugar has to break down the fruit and make it more syrupy.


I formed a crust from leftover crushed graham crackers, flour, and melted butter.


Then, placed the fruit mixture into the crust, and toped it with a handful of marshmallows, some hot pepper spiced chocolate, and a cinnamon/sugar/granola/butter mixture (also left over from the apple crisp).


I did all of this in my alpine fry-bake, cooked the grate over a campfire, with a small fire on top too. It was FLAME ;)



Jackfish  
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07/09/2014 08:15AM
 
Random... can you edit your post into recipe format please? Thanks.


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