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Boozy Campfire Cheese

Boozy Campfire Cheese
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4 - 6 servings Easy
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16 Ratings 

Ingredients (3)

  • 1 (7- to 8-ounce) wheel soft-ripened, bloomy-rind cheese, such as Camembert or Brie
  • 1 tablespoon pear eau de vie or brandy
  • 1 loaf crusty bread, such as pain au levain, baguette, or sourdough
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories355
  • Fat4.62g
  • Saturated fat1.72g
  • Trans fat0.01g
  • Carbs62.29g
  • Fiber2.64g
  • Sugar5.58g
  • Protein14.3g
  • Cholesterol5.1mg
  • Sodium782.11mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

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This easy haute-camping treat makes a great midnight snack just as the fire is dying down. It’s pretty satisfying to sop up molten cheese with hunks of crusty bread while in the woods.

Special equipment: You’ll need heavy-duty aluminum foil and a pair of heat-resistant tongs to make this recipe while camping.

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Instructions

  1. 1Unwrap cheese and set in the center of a large piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil, about 12 by 12 inches. Perforate cheese by pricking it a few times with a fork, then sprinkle liquor over the holes.
  2. 2Close the foil by wrapping the sides up around the cheese and sealing it at the top. Place wheel in the embers of the campfire, at the edge of the fire where the logs are smoldering and covered with a layer of gray ash (not in a direct flame). Cook, turning wheel occasionally with the tongs so all sides spend some time near the embers, until cheese is soft and melted, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. 3Remove from the fire and place on a plate. Open foil packet, and scoop out cheese with hunks of crusty bread.

Note: You can make this dish indoors by preparing the cheese for cooking as outlined above, then placing the foil packet on a baking sheet inside a 450°F oven for about 10 minutes.

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