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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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 for the walnuts. Want more fiber? Add a little wheat germ. —Amy Crane, Richland, Michigan

Foil-Packet Potatoes and Sausage

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


Quick Barbecued Beans

14 reviews

Baked beans are a simple, classic recipe, and cooking them on the grill adds great smoky flavor. —Millie Vickery, Lena,...


Sweet Horseradish Glazed Ribs

9 reviews

If you like to prep ahead of camping, roast these ribs, wrap them and finish with a sweet, savory sauce...


Savory Pork Chops

Relates Debbie Terenzini-Wilkerson of Lusby, Maryland, "I love these tender pork chops smothered in a mouthwatering sauce. It's the perfect...

Honey-Mustard Grilled Trout

This easy-to-prepare dish is a favorite with Charlene Cronin's family. "We like the honey-mustard sauce so much, I make a...


Giant Mushroom Burger

Janice Delagrange from Mt. Airy, Maryland adds mushrooms and onion to well-seasoned lean ground beef before forming it into one...

Campfire Bean ‘N’ Ham Soup

7 reviews

These are the best beans and ham you'll ever taste—bar none! Friends rave about this hearty soup that I serve...


Lemon-Herb Grilled Salmon Steaks

Salmon is a popular fish that's rich in nutrients. Seasoned with herbs and lemon juice, these flame broiled steaks are...


Mixed Grill Kabobs

These hearty kabobs combine beef and sausage, two of my favorite foods. Both the meat and vegetables are marinated before...


Sunflower Cookies

2 reviews

These cookies are a tradition in my Kansas hometown. Sometimes I add chopped nuts, raisins or dates.

Campfire Hash

25 reviews

In our area we are able to camp almost all year-round. My family invented this recipe using ingredients we all...


Teriyaki Shish Kabobs

22 reviews

When I was a teenager, my father worked for an airline, and my family lived on the island of Guam...


Grilled Venison and Vegetables

1 review

My husband enjoys hunting, and it's my challenge to find new ways to serve venison. This recipe makes hearty kabobs...


Calico Burgers

1 review

"On summer Sundays when our children were young, we'd often invite guests for cookouts," recalls Maryann Bondonese of Nazareth, Pennsylvania....


Spicy Pork Tenderloin

4 reviews

A friend shared this recipe for marvelously flavorful pork years ago. It really sparks up a barbecue and has been...

Marinated Sirloin Steak

3 reviews

I once knew a nun who cooked the best marinated steaks. I found this recipe in my quest to fix...


Barbecued Trout

4 reviews

This delicious recipe came from a friend her in Mountain Home. The sauce really gives the fish a wonderful flavor....


Watermelon Salsa

2 reviews

From Kansas City Missouri, Pat Bremson relates, "This salsa is so good, I could just eat it with a spoon!...


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Dill Pickle Potato Salad

20 reviews

This creamy dill pickle potato salad makes a flavorful and attractive addition to a Fourth of July picnic or church...


Potato-Sausage Foil Packs

24 reviews

We had these smoky campfire bundles at a friend's house for dinner and loved the simplicity of this great summer...


Sausage Shrimp Kabobs

2 reviews

We love these full-flavored kabobs and fix them often, even in winter. A sweet sauce is used to baste and...


Curried Pork & Orange Kabobs

4 reviews

I love the sweet flavor of red, yellow and orange peppers. I always go for these in the summer when...