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Camp food isn’t just about baked beans and toasted marshmallows. Camp meals just need to be quick, easy and not too messy! Why not whip up a batch of biscuits at your next cookout?

Biscuit Recipe – submitted by Lyn Anderson, Toukley Haven Scout Leader

What you will need (makes around 15 dozen biscuits):

  • 12 heaped tablespoons of sugar (caster sugar works best)
  • 500 g softened butter or margarine
  • 1 can Nestle condensed milk (Unsweetened)
  • 4 ½ cups of self raising flour

How to do it:

  • Preheat oven to 180-200 degrees
  • Cream butter and sugar, then add milk 
  • Mix well 
  • Slowly add flour 
  • Place approx 2cm sized balls of mix onto lined or greased baking trays 
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Variations: You can add all sorts of things to this recipe like mini M&Ms, choc chips, mixed fruit, sultanas, and colourings. If adding dry ingredients omit 1/2 flour and add things like coconut or cocoa.

Mash Potacon – submitted by Tai, 1st North Turramurra Scout Group

What you will need:

  • Dry form Mash Potato Mix
  • Finely chopped bacon and onion pieces
  • Green peas

How to do it:

  • Fry the bacon and onion pieces
  • Add hot water to the potato mix 
  • Add green peas
  • Combine ingredients together

Pita Bread Pizza

What you will need:

  • Pack of Pita rounds (usually a pack of 6)
  • 1 x 400g zip lock bag of prepared pizza sauce
  • 1 x 225g zip lock bag of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Any other toppings you like, like ham, pineapple or red capsicum

How to do it:

  • Place pita bread on a hot plate to toast
  • Turn over, add pizza sauce, cheese and any other toppings you like
  • Toast it until the cheese melts

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