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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    Chicken and Zucchini Foil Packs

    I enjoy foil-wrapped dinners cooked on the grill, especially because there are no pots or pans to wash. You can try making chicken foil packs with most fresh vegetables you have on hand. —Dianna Smith, Newport, Tennessee

    Vegan Gluten-Free Graham Crackers

    One thing I missed the most when I had to go gluten-free was graham crackers. Not only that, but I...


    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...



    How to Use a Camping Dutch Oven

    This in-depth guide to using a camping Dutch oven is for anyone who wants to take open-fire cooking to the...

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    22 Camping Desserts That’ll Make the Outdoors Even Better

    Satisfy your sweet tooth in the great outdoors with these camping desserts. Camping just got a whole lot sweeter!


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    Stoke the Campfire for 47 Easy Camping Recipes

    Camping doesn't mean hot dogs over the fire for every meal. Our easy camping meals use hearty, rustic ingredients (and...

    Watermelon Cupcakes

    1 review

    My granddaughter and I bake together each week. She was inspired by her mommy's flavored syrups, so we came up...


    6 Tips and Ideas for Easy Campfire Cooking

    There's nothing like easy camping meals when you're hungry and out in the fresh air! These practical campfire cooking tips...


    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...


    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....


    Campfire Dessert Cones

    3 reviews

    Kids love to make these! Set out the ingredients so they can mix and match their own creations. —Bonnie Hawkins,...


    The Best Hot Dog Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

    Move over ketchup and mustard: gourmet hot dog toppings are all the rage.

    44 Campfire Comfort Food Recipes

    Cuddle up next to the campfire with a few of these feel-good recipes. From pudgy pies to foil pack meals,...


    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...


    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....


    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...


    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,...


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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...


    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...

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    Breakfast Skewers

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


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    Grilled Hamburgers

    8 reviews

    Sour cream makes these grilled hamburgers delightfully moist, and thyme and black pepper give them zip. These sandwiches are a...


    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...


    Chunky Blond Brownies

    24 reviews

    Every bite of these chewy blondies is packed with chunks of white and semisweet chocolate and macadamia nuts. It's a...


    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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    Barbecued Picnic Chicken

    21 reviews

    I like to serve this savory chicken at family picnics. Cooked on a covered grill, the poultry stays so tender...