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Hot dog bread camping meal

A simple to prepare campfire meal!

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This is a really simple campfire meal that children can make independently for added satisfaction.

What you'll need

  • campfire
  • pan
  • tin of beans
  • tin opener
  • hot dog sausages or veggie sausages
  • ingredients for campfire bread
  • stick
  • stirring spoon

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Environmental Considerations

Consider the environmental impact of preparing, carrying out & completing this activity. Could this impact be reduced? Specific considerations for this activity could include:

  • seek landowners permission before lighting fire
  • keep smoke to minimum (burn dry wood)

Health & Safety Considerations

Follow your usual operating procedures and carry out appropriate risk benefit assessments.
Some considerations particular to this activity include:


Create a cooking fire because it is best to cook over embers.
Gather your ingredients and wash your hands.

Step #1

Make campfire bread, choosing a stick to cook it on that is similar in diameter to your hotdogs.

Step #2

Once the bread is almost cooked start heating the beans and hot dogs in a pan.

Make sure the heat in the pan is not too hot, to prevent the beans from burning!

Step #3

Wearing gloves, or with a knife and fork, carefully slide the bread off the stick and insert the hotdog in the hole.

Step #4

Eat and enjoy!

Take it further

If you want further inspiration for campfire cooking activities look at our INSPIRATIONS - fire page.

Disclaimer: Muddy Faces cannot take any responsibility for accidents or damage that occurs as a result of following this activity.You are responsible for making sure the activity is conducted safely.

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