Do you know that you can cook in a bag over a campfire? This recipe for Breakfast in a bag is the perfect way to start.


  • One paper lunch bag
  • Strips of thick bacon
  • Eggs


  • Line the bottom of a paper bag with bacon
  • Make sure to cover all of the paper and slightly up the sides too
  • Crack egg(s) and drop them on top of the bacon
  • Fold the top of the bag over a couple of times
  • Put the bag on the grate over the campfire
  • The eggs are done when the grease from the bacon is about halfway up the side of the bag.

This was taken from the Lakeland Gear Blog whose link is now broken. If you want to learn more about cooking in a bag, here is a cookbook from a century ago. It’s fun reading.