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Tent and campfire treats

Sandra Denneler is a SheKnows Expert who's been making and doing her entire life. Growing up, her favorite book was the 1973 World Book Encyclopedia's Childcraft Volume 11, Make and Do. An art director at Wichita State University, Sandra...

It's time to pitch camp

Create clever tent cookies and campfire crackers in your kitchen with a few simple ingredients. No baking required!

It's time to pitch camp

Celebrate the great outdoors with these summery treats!

Tent cookies recipe

Ingredients:

  • Chocolate candy melts (1/2 cup or less)
  • Graham crackers
  • Caramel apple wraps
It's time to pitch camp

Directions:

1

Form tent from graham crackers

Melt chocolate candy melts in a microwave safe dish. Pour into a pastry bag (or use a zip-closed bag with the end snipped off). Pipe the edges of three graham cracker squares with the candy melt and join to form an A-frame tent.

It's time to pitch camp

2

Wrap tent in caramel

Allow them to dry and harden. Place one side of the graham cracker tent on a caramel wrap. Fold the caramel over the graham cracker tent, until it reaches the bottom edge of the other side.

It's time to pitch camp

It's time to pitch camp

3

Seal tent back and create opening

Cut the front and back flaps of caramel. Wrap the back flaps to seal shut. Cut the front pieces to make the flap openings of the tent.

It's time to pitch camp

It's time to pitch camp

It's time to pitch camp

Campfire treats recipe

Ingredients:

  • Ritz crackers
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Chocolate-covered raisins
  • Powdered sugar
  • Peanut butter
  • Red/Yellow Fruit Roll-Ups
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Directions:

1

Prepare the crackers

Spread peanut butter on the crackers.

It's time to pitch camp

2

Create the "flames"

Cut strips of red and yellow Fruit Roll-Ups into jagged, triangle/flame-like edges. Layer the red strips over the yellow strips and cut into 1-inch segments.

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3

Attach the "logs" and "flames" to crackers

Insert tiny pieces of pretzels and the Fruit Roll-Up fires into the peanut butter centers.

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4

Add the finishing touch

Dust chocolate-covered raisins with powdered sugar. Attach chocolate-covered raisin "rocks" around the outside edge of the crackers.

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5

Create your campsite

Present your adorable tent cookies and campfire treats together!

It's time to pitch camp

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Beehive lemon sugar cookies
Nutter Butter high-heel cookies
Photo plates for edible art

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