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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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 ordering enough for our whole family from a local restaurant. Sometimes I use green onions and serve the salad with a drizzle of teriyaki sauce and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. —Blaine Kahle, Florence, Oregon

Stuffed Smoky Pork Burgers

These smoky pork burgers are far from ordinary. The ground pork makes them juicy and extra flavorful. Stuffing them takes...


Four Berry Margaritas

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


Cookies & Cream Brownies

11 reviews

You won't want to frost these brownies, since the marbled top is too pretty to cover up. Besides, the tasty...


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...

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....


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 "...


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...

Courtside Caramel Corn

32 reviews

My guests say they can't stop eating my caramel corn! For our basketball party I fix enough to fill a...


Root Beer Float Cake

41 reviews

I add root beer to both the cake batter and fluffy frosting of this summery dessert to get that...


Bacon-Wrapped Beef Patties

3 reviews

My family loves these spruced-up hamburgers all year long. Bacon gives extra flavor to the meat and adds a pleasing...


Hamburger Cookies

2 reviews

Just like Darlene Brenden's Caramel Apple Bites (see recipe finder), Pat Carter shares a sweet treat children can help create....


Sauerkraut Hot Dog Topping

8 reviews

You'll relish this zesty condiment Erlene Cornelius sends! "For years, I stirred this up 'by guess and by golly' before...

Asian Pork Burgers

1 review

My home state of Iowa is a leader in pork production. This recipe is a truly delicious and nutritious way...


Picnic Coleslaw

5 reviews

I usually prepare this distinctive, colorful coleslaw for picnics, block parties and potlucks. No matter where I take this tasty...


Root Beer Cookies

7 reviews

When it's too difficult to take along root beer floats on a picnic, take these cookies instead! I've found the...


Pot of S’mores

18 reviews

Mom’s easy Dutch-oven version of the popular campout treat is so good and gooey. The hardest part is waiting for...


Deluxe Cheeseburgers

2 reviews

Kathleen Vashro perks up ground beef with tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, chopped onion and Parmesan and cheddar cheeses. "We love...


Peanutty Candy Bars

12 reviews

These chewy, gooey bars surely won't last long. Good thing they're quick and easy to make!—Mary Schmittinger, Colgate, Wisconsin


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Bratwurst Supper

22 reviews

After trying a few bratwurst recipes, I've found this meal-in-one is ideal for camping since it grills to perfection in...


Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

3 reviews

Buttermilk is the secret ingredient that keeps these pork patties moist, while a blend of seasonings creates a wonderful taste....