Cooking with the Camp Chefs

Cooking with the Camp Chefs2020-06-04T14:40:39+00:00


July 1st, 2020|

MASON JAR ICE CREAM 1c. heavy cream 1 ½ T. sugar ½ t. vanilla Pinch of salt 1T. powdered Jell-O pudding (any flavor) 1-16 oz. chilled glass jar Pour all the ingredients into the jar. Tightly secure the lid. Shake the jar for 4-5 minutes, till the cream thickens and almost doubles in size. Freeze the jar for 2-3 hours, until it has hardened. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy!


July 1st, 2020|

THE BEST BUTTERCREAM FROSTING ·       4 cups Powdered Sugar (or 1 pound) ·       1 cup Butter (Softened Salted Sweet Cream) ·       2-3 teaspoons Vanilla ·       1-2 tablespoons Milk 1.    Add softened butter and vanilla to the mixing bowl and mix until completely combined. 2.    Add Powdered Sugar and beat on low until it is incorporated. Then move mixer up to medium-high speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. 3.    When completely mixed the frosting may appear dry. 4.    Add milk a little bit at a time until frosting is the proper consistency.

Nutella and banana sushi

July 1st, 2020|

Nutella and banana sushi 2 tortillas 4 tbs Nutella chocolate hazelnut spread 2 bananas Place bread on a cutting board and spread with Nutella Peel banana and lay in on the edge of the tortilla. Roll banana in tortilla. Slice into rounds and arrange on a plate with the cut edge facing up. Garnish with your favorite berries.


July 1st, 2020|

LEMON BUDDIES   /   GF 9 c. rice chex 1  1/4 c. white vanilla baking chips 1/4 c. butter 4 t. lemon zest 2 T. fresh lemon juice 2 c. powdered sugar Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside. In 1 - quart microwavable bowl, microwave chips, butter lemon peel and juice uncovered on high 1 minute; stir. Cook 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be  stirred smooth. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2 gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; gently shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Cinnamon Baked French Toast

July 1st, 2020|

Cinnamon Baked French Toast Ingredients French Toast: Butter, for greasing 1 loaf crusty sourdough or French bread 8 whole eggs 2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup whipping (heavy) cream 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla extract Topping: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 stick cold butter, cut into pieces Warm pancake syrup, for serving 1 cup fresh blueberries, for serving For the French toast: Grease the baking pan with butter. Tear the bread into chunks, or cut into cubes, and evenly distribute in the pan. Crack the eggs in a big bowl. Whisk together the eggs, milk, cream, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. (I like to add blueberries at this point!) Pour evenly over the bread. Cover the pan tightly and store in the fridge until needed (overnight preferably). 1.     For the [...]

Acapulco Delight

July 1st, 2020|

Acapulco Delight TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD: 10 servings. Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef 1 envelope (1-1/4 ounces) taco seasoning 3/4 cup water 1 bottle (15 ounces) mild green taco sauce 9 flour tortillas (6 inches) 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans 2 cups sour cream 4 green onions, chopped 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained Optional: Chopped tomatoes and chopped avocados Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook and crumble beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Add taco sauce; simmer until slightly thickened, 5-10 minutes. 2. Cover the bottom of a 13x9-in. baking dish with 3 tortillas, tearing them into pieces as necessary. 3. Layer half of meat mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with half of cheese. 4. Layer with 3 more tortillas; spread with refried beans. Cover with sour cream; [...]

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

July 1st, 2020|

Ingredients: 8 oz. Cream cheese 8 oz. Pepperjack cheese, shredded 1 ½ Tbsp. taco seasoning 1 lb. cooked chicken, shredded 8 flour tortillas shredded cheddar cheese green onion, sour cream  /  salsa for garnish Stir together cream cheese, pepperjack cheese and taco seasoning. Fold in chicken. Divide among the tortillas. Tuck in sides and roll up each tortilla. Lay seam side down in a sprayed 9x13 baking dish. Spray tops of tortillas with cooking spray. Bake @ 350, 15 minutes. Turn chimi’s over and bake an additional 15 minutes. Serve with cheddar cheese, green onion, sour cream and salsa.


July 1st, 2020|

INGREDIENTS   12 oz. Rotini 24 oz. Spaghetti Sauce 1 c. Diced Pepperoni ½ c. whole Pepperoni 2 ½ c. Mozzerella Cheese ( Shredded) 1 tsp. Dried oregano / or Italian seasoning **You can substitute hamburger or sausage for pepperoni as well as pizza topping vegetables If using hamburger or sausage, add seasoning while cooking** DIRECTIONS 1.     Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray casserole dish with nonstick spray. 2.     Cook pasta to package directions. Drain and return to pot. Add spaghetti sauce, diced pepperoni (or your choice of meat), 1 ½ c. cheese and seasoning. Mix and pour into prepared dish. 3.     Add the remaining cheese to the top of casserole, then add whole pepperoni on top. 4.     Bake 7-10 minutes or until cheese is melted/golden brown on the edges. 5.     Remove from oven, let set for 5-10 minutes, then serve and enjoy.

Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites (low carb + KETO)

July 1st, 2020|

Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites (low carb + KETO) These Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites are the perfect low carb, grab and go, Keto friendly breakfast option! Perfect for an easy meal prep breakfast! PREP TIME15 minutes COOK TIME20 minutes TOTAL TIME35 minutes Ingredients ·       1 pound breakfast sausage, cooked, drained and cooled slightly ·       4 ounces cream cheese, softened ·       3 eggs, beaten ·       1 cup shredded cheddar ·       1/3 cup coconut flour ·       1/2 teaspoon baking powder Instructions 1.     Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2.     Cook your breakfast sausage, drain and set it aside to cool slightly. 3.     When the sausage has cooled add it to a mixing bowl and combine with the cream cheese until there are no cream cheese clumps left. 4.     **It is important to make sure the sausage is not too hot before continuing as it will cook the egg when you add it in the next step** 5.     Stir in cheese, eggs, [...]

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