Camping season is upon us! It is time to head out in nature and spend time with our families. Just because you are camping doesn’t mean your dinners don’t need to delicious, and you have other options besides hot dogs and hamburgers. Campfire recipes can be delicious!
Maybe camping isn’t your thing. You can still enjoy campfire food. All you need is a fire pit in your backyard. My kids love when decide to have a bonfire and cook! It is a wonderful way to spend an evening. Sometimes, w
There is more to cook on a campfire than just s’mores. Don’t get me wrong; those are delicious! If you want to make a full meal, here are some options we cook over a campfire that you may love too.
13 Delicious Campfire Recipes
Everyone loves potatoes. They are a staple for many meals, and they cook well over a fire. Gather for Bread has a fantastic recipe that you can make over a campfire or on the grill. Ranch makes everything better, and these would make an excellent side dish for hot dogs and hamburgers.
I know I mentioned that s’mores aren’t on the list. Campfire cones are different. You can fill them with anything that you love. Chocolate chips, bananas, strawberries, butterfingers, mini reese cups and more can be used! They are a delicious treat.
Hip2Save offers an awesome recipe, and you can see how versatile the recipe is! Our kids love these, and we make them on the grill sometimes as well. Strawberries, chocolate chips, and mini reese’s cups are my favorite combination.
There is no reason to forego French toast because you are camping. The recipe by This Little Piglet is easy enough that you could prepare this camping breakfast in less than 15 minutes. It takes about 40 minutes to cook, so plan ahead to have this breakfast ready for the kids when they wake up!
Make some banana muffins ahead of time for an easy breakfast!
It is very easy to put together this dinner. You can smothered the chicken in BBQ sauce and use any type of vegetables you have handy. It is a simple and flavorful dinner.
Diethood shows us how to throw this dinner together. I love a combination of zucchini, broccoli, peppers, and mushrooms. Mushrooms are life, my friends.
Everyone needs to have a snack while camping, and popcorn is the perfect idea. Parmesan popcorn is a delicious and easy to make treat. Kitchen Concoctions gives us this recipe, and I can’t wait to make it this year when we camp with the kids.
Nachos and kids go together like chocolate and peanut butter. To complete this recipe, you need to have a cast iron pan. You can customize the recipe however you want with your favorite pizza toppings. Once again, I would probably add mushrooms. I have a slight addiction, but you can just follow the exact recipe by Cooking with Janica.
You are probably going to need some lunches while camping instead of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Why not make some delicious hot ham and cheese sandwiches? We love them on croissants or artisan buns. Taste and Tell uses Hawaiian rolls, and those are pretty darn good too.
Nothing compares to beer cheese. Bring along some crackers and you have yourself a great appetizer or snack while fishing. I probably could eat the entire bowl! Cooking Life to the Fullest suggests having some pretzels, and I love that she uses a disposable aluminum pan – easy clean up!
Cornbread goes with anything. Whether you have hamburgers or grilled chicken for dinner, you can pair cornbread with it for a full meal. You will need a cast iron skillet for this recipe. Fresh Off the Grid shows us how to make this awesome dish. I might put the dry ingredients in a bag ahead of time.
This recipe requires you to preplan. You have to make the marinade ahead of time at home. It stays good for two days, so make it right before you head out. This is another great recipe by Cooking with Janica, and it looks delicious. It is a campfire recipe that is sure to impress.
Who doesn’t love meatballs in tomato sauce with a salad and garlic bread? Everyone does! Kitchen Concotions gives us another great campfire recipe. You could make the meatballs ahead of time, because you are going to be busy, but the recipe is easy to throw together in a few minutes.
A Thrifty Mom came up with this recipe idea, and it’s so smart. She makes the French bread pizza ahead of time. It isn’t hard to make, just like her camping breakfast burritos. You store them in a baggie until it is time to cook. French bread pizza is great for lunches and dinners.
This awesome recipe divides the mac and cheese into four containers, so it’s a great side dish idea. Lauren’s Latest makes her mac and cheese with alfredo sauce, which sounds delicious.
Do you have a delicious campfire recipe that you love to make? Share it with me! We love to camp, and we can never have too many recipes.