What's the Best Camp Snack?

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As I stated in the previous post, I went on a little camping-fishing-rafting trip last weekend in one of the most beautiful parts of the Montana. The weather was perfect, and the water was cold—terrific conditions for a trip down the river in a raft and the chance to tangle with a few feisty trout.

One night I made a discovery. Our friends brought all the ingredients to make s’mores by the campfire, except for one crucial ingredient—the chocolate. Instead, they brought Reese’s peanut butter cups. I admit I was leery about trying it at first, but after the first bite, I was glad I did. Now if I can just keep from burning the marshmallows on the end of my stick (like I did in the photo), I’ll have a new favorite campfire snack recipe.

Who else has some favorite or odd campsite treats? Aside from s’mores, I can’t get enough jerky or summer sausage (especially if it’s made from last year’s deer). My gut could be full but I’ll still try to stuff down a few extra mouthfuls. And what about camp meals? Are you more of a scrambled-eggs-and-pancakes person, or an oatmeal eater because it’s easy to make? —Ben