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May Day, Beltane...

Dump Cake

          1 large can of fruit (peaches are great for this)
	  1 packages of  cake mix
          1 tablespoon butter or margarine

Get coals glowing (white)  and rub the outside of a dutch 
oven with soft soap for  easier clean-up.

Pie filling and cake mix can be white cake with peaches, white with
cherries (chocolate and cherry are great!!!!!)
Mix together pie filling, butter and cake mix.
 Place in coals add a few coals to top of dutch oven.  
It takes about 1/2 hour but cook until filling is bubbling threw cake mix.
 - OR-

	1 can of pie filling 
        1 box of cake mix White or yellow (made to directions)
	1 stick of butter

Get coals glowing (white)  and rub outside of a  dutch oven with 
soft soap for easier clean-up. 
Prepare a white or yellow box cake mix according to directions. 
Pour in the pie filling.  
Cut butter into small piece and dot on top. 

Check for doneness after 30 min - usually will take longer - until
filling is bubbling threw cake mix. 
 This one I do with cherries and apples.    

  Bake the cakes in a oven at 350* for 30-45 minutes. 

Banana Boats

Ingredients (per person):
                 chocolate bar

Cut the banana  length ways but don't completely in half.  Place pieces
of chocolate bar  and marshmallows into banana.  Roast on coals until
soft and chocolate is melted. 

             ......... Warning very sweet.......... 

Fairy Ring Dessert

 	 12 plain cake donuts
         1 can sliced pineapple
         1 cup brown sugar

Very lightly;   butter on one side of the donuts.  
Sprinkle brown sugar on top. 
Lay a slice of pineapple on top and wrap in foil.
Cook in the coals of the campfire for about 5 min.

Fruit Kabobs

          maraschino cherries
          any fruit you can stick on a skewer

Pierce fruit with swizzle stick or skewer.  
If wanted can add marshmallows and roast over fire.  
Get some chocolate sauce and dip it!! Sweet!  

Hillary's Oatmeal Crisps

          1 1/2 cups flour
          1 tsp Salt 
          1 tsp baking soda
          1 cup  shortening
          1 cup packed brown sugar
          1/2 cup sugar
          1 teaspoon vanilla
          2 eggs
          1 cup old fashion rolled oats
          2 cup raisins

Beat shortening, sugars and vanilla until creamy.  
Beat in eggs until  light and fluffy. 
Mix flour, salt, and baking soda in another bowl.  
Gradually beat in flour  mixture and oats to egg mixture.  
Drop by rounded teaspoons on greased baking sheets.  
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in 350 degree oven or until golden brown.
Let rest on sheet for 2 minutes then remove and place on cooling rack.

Hillary Clinton's  recipe in Family Circle 12/21/93

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