Start a Campfire Using Cheetos - Camping Hack #1

All chips will work for starting a fire - Doritos (even the flavored kinds), Fritos, Cheetos, and potato chips all will catch on fire easily.  They work as well as birch bark for starting a fire in a hurry. Chips actually work better than “firestarters” and are cheaper too.

We used Baked Cheetos for this video. Who knew the baked chips still had so much grease and oil in them?

So in case the natural kindling you gathered for a fire happens to be wet, grab a bag of Fritos next time you go camping or hiking to use as a campfire starter. And don’t forget the matches!

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Start a campfire with cheetos

Start a fire with cheetos

campfire with cheetos


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