Chocolate Covered Cherry Magpie Recipe

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(Last Updated On: July 1, 2019)

If you enjoy camping, you are familiar with hobo pies or magpies. This Chocolate Covered Cherry Magpie Recipe is one of my favorites! Be sure to try it.

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Magpie Recipe

I told you guys a few weeks ago about one of my all time favorite Magpies – the Pizza magpie recipe.  Well, today I wanted to share my favorite dessert magpie.  Chocolate Covered Cherry…YUM!  I know some folks call these Hobo pies – or maybe you have some other fun term for them, but we have always called them magpies 🙂  These are fabulous for camping and with Labor Day right around the corner, I thought this was the perfect recipe to share!  If you have one of those sandwich makers – you can always make a less “full” version of these in those too.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Magpies
Recipe Type: Camping!
Author: Tracy @
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Serves: 1
  • 1 Can of Cherry Pie Filling
  • 1 Hershey Bar
  • 1 Marshmallow
  • Stick of butter
  • 2 pieces of bread
  • Magpie makers
  1. Heat the magpie maker in the fire
  2. Take a stick of butter rub onto the edges and the center of the maker (this will prevent the bread from sticking)
  3. Place a piece of bread on either side of the maker
  4. Fill ONE side of the maker/bread with all your toppings – I recommend starting with the cherry pie filling, then 6 pieces of the chocolate bar spread out evenly within the maker, and a HALF of a marshmallow pulled apart into pieces
  5. Put the other piece of bread on top of the filled side when you are done
  6. Place the other side of the maker on the top and securely close your maker
  7. Pull off the extra bread that is hanging over the side if you are using a circle maker (I personally prefer the circle makers)
  8. Cook over the fire – I personally recommend not cooking directly over a flame. This will prevent burns and lead to a slower and more even cook.
  9. Check it every few minutes
  10. Take out when both sides of the bread are a golden brown
  11. Take your first bite with caution – just in case it’s super hot!
  12. Enjoy!


chocolate covered cherry magpie recipe

As I mentioned in the magpie recipe, I prefer the circle makers, I just think that they seal better.  Need some makers?  You can find them on Amazon.  I definitely recommend the wood handles!

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What are some of your favorite recipes for when you are camping?  Does your family like mappies too?

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