Going camping this summer? Take a look at these delicious and creative camping food ideas. Just in case you’re not going camping but want to cook outside this summer, a lot of these recipes can be used with a BBQ too. Enjoy!
1. Stuff Marshmallows with Chocolate Chips
Why haven’t I thought of this before? Stuff marshmallows with chocolate chips before you roast them. Great S’mores tip – must try! (source unknown)
Teach your kids how to cook a meal over a campfire using this fun technique. Must try!
Good idea for camping-so they set and don’t run all over the place!
Camping Sangria – easy, portable recipe!
5. Campfire Dip
Camping chip dip in a can! Black beans, cheese, salsa, refried beans, cilantro. Saving this!
Heavenly! Made with chocolate frosting and vanilla pudding.
Wrap food in foil sheets and cook it over a campfire.
8. Burger Dinner Foil Packets (sometimes called “Hobo Packets”)
Quick and easy foil packet meals that are simple to make in the oven or on the grill, campfire, or smoker. Camping Food Tip: Use aluminum pie pans. Cover with foil and cook! A delicious one-dish dinner combination containing hamburger patties, potatoes, and vegetables all wrapped up. (Original source no longer available).
- To cook over a campfire: Place on hot coals from a campfire and cook for 20-30 minutes, it may take longer if the coals are not super hot, keep an eye on it and they are ready when the burger reaches 160°F and the veggies are tender.
- To cook on a grill: Preheat the grill over medium heat to 400°F. Cook for 30-40 minutes, they are ready when the burger reaches 160°F and the veggies are tender.
Oranges, fire, and deliciousness. Fill orange peels with cake batter and cook them over a campfire like this. Must try!
How delicious do these look? Must try-
Dip strawberries in marshmallow fluff and roast them over a campfire. (picture source unknown, recipe link above in #11).
This looks fun for the adults on the camping trip! Gently roast a marshmallow, empty out the center of a marshmallow, and pour Kahlua inside.
13. Woof-em Recipe
A delicious campfire treat! This is an absolutely GENIUS idea and we cannot wait to try.
It’s amazing what a can of cinnamon rolls toasted over a campfire can taste like!
OMG! Can’t wait to try this…
Allow me to introduce you to the best s’mores you will ever try: Waffle Cone S’mores. So genius, and so so good!
17. Cookie S’mores
Use fudge striped cookies and make this delightfully easy camping treat!
18. Sandwiches To Go
Prepare ahead and take it to go! Cold Cut Hawaiian Rolls are the perfect addition to your cooler when hitting the lake, park, tailgating, or road tripping.