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Here’s How to Cook Bacon and Eggs in a Paper Bag

Try this unique bacon and eggs recipe the next time you’re in the backcountry.

Sure, you could cook your bacon and eggs on a frying pan, but where’s the fun in that? You’d be surprised, but cooking them in a paper bag is pretty effective, and tasty.

This old boy scout trick for cooking bacon and eggs in the bush is super easy. All that’s required is a paper bag, an egg or two, some thick-cut bacon slices, a stick and a fire. All you really need to do is slather the bottom of the bag with greasy bacon, pour some raw eggs on top, and roast the bag over a low fire for a few minutes.

This bacon and eggs recipe is featured in our list of 25 Camping Hacks to Teach Your Kids. Check it out for more cool camping and survival tricks.

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Here’s How to Cook Bacon and Eggs in a Paper Bag