Children cooking their favourite snacks

Big Camp Out Recipes

Big Camp Out Recipes

Big Camp Out Recipes

Big Camp Out Recipes

Big Camp Out Recipes
Big Camp Out Recipes

Tasty snacks for you to enjoy during the Big Camp Out-In

Armpit Fudge (if you dare!)


Cooking ingredients including vanilla, raisins, cream and chocolate

For one serving you will need:

  • 50g icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons cream cheese ( or similar eg mascarpone, creme fraiche, yoghurt)
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • Dash vanilla essence
  • A small zip lock sandwich/freezer bag
  • Handful of raisins (or nuts, choc chips, smarties or whatever you fancy)


  1. Put everything except the raisins in the bag
  2. Squeeze out the air then seal the bag so nothing will leak out
  3. Gently prod, squish, squeeze, mush and mash the bag under your armpit
  4. Once everything is well mixed and has a creamy consistency, carefully open the bag and add the raisins or whatever you have chosen

At this point you will probably wonder if this is going to be nice. It really is yummy! Get a teaspoon and find out.......

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Cook A Highland Cow (not a real one!!) Activity

Before you begin, make sure you read through the instructions and ask an adult to help with the hot water and cooker.

Hairy Hot Dog sausage with spaghetti spikes
  • Take at least 10 pieces of long spaghetti. Snap each in half to give to 20. If they are different sizes it doesn’t matter.
  • Take a hotdog and gently push spaghetti strands sideways through the hotdog.
  • Next take a pot big enough for the hotdog to sit flat in and fill with around about 10cm of water. Bring the water to the boil then gentle simmer, carefully place your hotdog in the simmering water and cook until the spaghetti is limp – this will not take very long so keep watching.
  • Carefully remove the hotdog and set aside to cool. This is the body of your cow. Arrange the spaghetti before it cools into a nice flowing, wavy or curly coat.

Next take another piece of hotdog to create a head and you decide how you want to place the spaghetti strands. You can cook or choose not to cook the head and supporting spaghetti. This challenge should take about 12 minutes including washing up.

Take a photo before you eat it! Nice with tomato ketchup, pickled beetroot or in a bun with salad and your favourite sauce, yum.

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Squidgy Delicious Chocolate Bananas

Please ensure you ask your parents to permission or ask for parents to help before making this tasty treat.

A chocolate cooked banana

You will need:

  • Tin foil
  • Knife
  • Oven/stove/BBQ
  • Bananas
  • Chocolate buttons (or other chocolate which can be broken up)


Take a lovely ripe banana and make a slice down the inside of the curve.

Open up your chocolate and stuff as much chocolate as you possible can into the slice in your banana.

Wrap the now stuffed banana in tin foil so it is completely covered.

Place in oven/BBQ for 10-15 mins. (or until the banana feels squidgy like a baked potato)

Open tin foil (be careful as it will be really hot)

With a fork or spoon, tuck into your tasty chocolate banana!

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