Camping Recipes

Gear up for your trip with these easy camping recipes and tips. Whether you’re cooking with a Dutch oven, camp stove or right over an open fire, we’ve got you covered.

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    Steak and Potato Foil Packs

    5 reviews

    As a park ranger, I've cooked a lot of meals outdoors. I often assemble a steak and potato foil pack and toss it into my backpack with some ice. Then when I set up camp, it's easy to cook over a campfire. If I'm at home, I use my grill, and the food is just as good. —Ralph Jones, San Diego, California

    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

    3 reviews

    I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...


    Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

    2 reviews

    These chicken souvlaki pitas are a favorite at our house, especially in summer. A quick trip to the market for...


    No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bars

    These peanut butter energy bars are made with natural ingredients, and there's no baking required! You can substitute sunflower seeds...


    Cast-Iron Scrambled Eggs

    I love these easy cast-iron scrambled eggs that use fresh ingredients I usually have on hand. They make a quick...

    Foil-Packet Potatoes and Sausage

    2 reviews

    My family enjoys camping and cooking over a fire. These hearty foil-packet potatoes turn out beautifully over a campfire, on...


    Campfire Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

    We make these fun cakes while camping or in the backyard around a fire. They're yummy for kids and adults...

    Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

    I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...


    Campfire Cookies

    The start of cold weather here in Colorado means bonfire season. What better way to celebrate than with these campfire...


    Four Berry Margaritas

    I love to whip up a few batches of homemade margarita mix to give to all of my cocktail-loving friends....


    Chicken Parmesan Burgers

    9 reviews

    A restaurant-quality burger that's topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what's not to love? Fresh basil adds even more flavor....

    Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix

    11 reviews

    This is a quick, easy and delicious snack, especially for kids. No one I've made it for can have just...


    Easy Grilled Corn with Chipotle-Lime Butter

    10 reviews

    Grilling corn in the husks is so easy. There's no need to remove the silk and tie the husk closed...


    Cheesy Ham & Potato Packet

    I found the technique for grilling ham, potatoes and cheese in foil and changed the recipe for our tastes. It’s...


    Chippy Blond Brownies

    18 reviews

    If you love chocolate and butterscotch, you won't be able to resist these blonde brownies. I often include this recipe...


    Breakfast Skewers

    These kabobs are fun, different and delicious, plus they go well with any egg dish. —Bobi Raab, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Caraway Cheese Bread

    2 reviews

    We enjoy cheese in a variety of ways. In this savory bread, cheddar cheese blends beautifully with just the right...


    Chewy Granola Bars

    51 reviews

    For a satisfying snack that's both soft and crispy, try this recipe. These bars are a tempting, nutritious treat.—Virgina M...


    Campers Favorite Dip

    Our family craves this cheesy chili dip so much we make two batches, especially for the guys. If you’re not...


    Cocoa Cake Brownies

    6 reviews

    These fudgy brownies are delicious. People say that the moist treats have a texture somewhere between chewy and cakelike brownies....


    Honey Oatmeal Granola Bars

    7 reviews

    I found this honey oatmeal granola bars recipe on one of our monthly Brown County REA newsletters. My husband and...


    Tangy Apple Slaw Burgers

    2 reviews

    I'm always looking for fresh new ways to make burgers. We love to grill and have several varieties of apple...


    Grilled Turkey Burgers

    3 reviews

    Orange marmalade gives a citrus twist to moist burger. Ground turkey offers a nice change from the usual hamburger patty.—Patty...


    Herb Burgers

    2 reviews

    These tasty burger have lots of flavor! My dear Uncle Mickey shared the recipe with me years ago. —Brenda Sorrow,...


    Campfire Cinnamon Twists

    Cinnamon rolls get the toasty treatment when wrapped around skewers and warmed over a fire. Brush with butter, then sprinkle...

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    Banana Butter Pecan Kabobs

    Desserts with bananas remind me of Grandma. She and my mom taught me to cook. I rarely measure. For this...


    Root Beer Apple Baked Beans

    4 reviews

    All nine men in our family love roughing it outdoors. My beans with bacon and apples is a "must "...


    Stuffed Barbecue Burgers

    4 reviews

    These big burgers are almost a meal by themselves. With a delectable cheese and vegetable filling, they'll surely satisfy any...


    S’mores Bars

    16 reviews

    Glowing campfire coals are not needed to enjoy the traditional taste of s'mores with this recipe from Kristine Brown of...


    Cookout Caramel S’mores

    3 reviews

    These classic treats make a fabulous finish to an informal meal. Toasting the marshmallows extends our after-dinner time together, giving...


    Buttery-Onion Corn on the Cob

    3 reviews

    My mother has been making this oven-roasted corn on the cob recipe for years. Every time I make it for...