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25+ Easy Camping Recipes for the Entire Family

Sharing tried and true camping recipes from our family to yours! With over 20 meal ideas (and counting!) you are sure to find the perfect thing to help kick off your outdoor adventure! We love all of these easy camping recipes but our family favorites are definitely the homemade granola and healthy homemade lunchables!

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Most Popular Camping Food Ideas

The most made item on the list? The sweet and salty trail mix recipe! But there are so many more that are close second. Be sure to check the comments on each post to see how readers love and customize each one!

Here are the top camping recipes my readers are loving right now:

  • Hobo Dinner Packets – A classic and must-try. These tin foil dinners can be cooked on a fire, over a grill, or in an oven! Best of all, everyone builds their own!
  • Camping Baked Bean Chili Recipe – 5-ingredients and incredibly filling. This is a go-to dinner recipe we make every time we head out to camp. Easy and delicious.
  • Cheesy Dutch Oven Potatoes – Second most popular camping idea! Made by over 300 people and incredibly easy. No one can resist these cheesy potatoes with bacon.
  • 1-Ingredient Dutch Oven Ham – This almost feels like cheating because it is that easy! Everyone loves this simple ham recipe and the leftovers make delicious sandwiches.
  • Tin Foil Packet Coconut Shrimp – THIS is a gold star recipe. Part of it can be made in advance and it is cooked in tin foil which means easy clean up.

Make-Ahead Camping Meals

My number one tip when planning your camping menu? Make-ahead anything that you can! This helps to make sure you spend your time making memories vs prepping food. Here are the top make-ahead camping recipes on my site according to readers:

  • Camping Breakfast Burrito – Step by step instructions walk you through how easy it is to make these burritos in advance. We freeze ours and heat them on warm coals when we’re ready to enjoy.
  • Campfire Sangria – I couldn’t pass up sharing a camping cocktail! We make a large batch of this sangria in jars and pack them inside of an ice chest. Quick grab when you want something sweet to drink.
  • Camping Breakfast Sandwich – Like the breakfast burritos, these can be made in advance and frozen! Heat them up on the campfire, grill, or oven for a super simple and filling breakfast.
  • Campfire Roast Beef Sandwich – The beauty of this recipe is that you can use any lunchmeat! We like roast beef and American cheese. It’s a lot like that Arby’s sandwich everyone loves.
  • Make-Ahead Pasta Salad – The ultimate side or snack! This pasta salad is loaded with flavor and vegetables. That means you will feel less guilty eating giant spoonful’s throughout your days.

More Camping Ideas:

Tin Foil Chicken Fajitas

Easy tin foil chicken fajitas – the perfect tin foil dinner recipe for a no-fuss summertime dinner! These tasty foil packs are perfect for cookouts, grilling, and camping. Camping as a family is one of our all-time favorite activities. It gives you a great chance to unplug and connect one on one. It also gives me a chance to …

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Sweet Baked Bean Chili- 30 Minute Meal!

This easy baked bean chili recipe comes together quickly and is only SIX ingredients! Hearty, filling, and a fantastic 30 minute dinner recipe!  I am a sucker for easy 30 minute meals. Especially when they are filled with filling and hearty ingredients like this chili.  It ranks high on the list of our family favorites. …

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Spicy Coconut Shrimp- Tin Foil Dinner

Spice up the traditional tin foil meal this camping/grilling season with this Spicy Coconut Shrimp! With only a handful of ingredients you get perfect grilled shrimp in minutes! Healthy Coconut Shrimp Recipe I never in a million years thought that I would write a cookbook. It seemed like such a daunting task but now that …

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30 Camping Tin Foil Dinners

Prepare for your camping menu with these 30 Camping Tin Foil Dinners! These recipes contain everything from breakfast, dinner, and dessert recipes!  You all certainly love your camping recipes! Last weeks 45 Easy Camping Recipe Round Up was a huge success. It quickly jumped to my most viewed post for the week and emails started …

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Hawaiian Chicken Stack Tin Foil Dinner

This Hawaiian Chicken Stack Tin Foil Dinner is the perfect easy dinner recipe! Made with chicken, rice, fresh vegetables give you a flavor packed meal!   This easy dinner just landed at the top of our must-make recipes! Inspired by the classic Hawaiian haystacks, it is beyond delicious! Made with chicken, rice, fresh vegetables, and teriyaki …

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Italian Sausage and Potato Tin Foil Dinner

This Italian Sausage & Potato tin foil dinner has minimal ingredients and a flavor that is sure to please the entire family! Pair it with your favorite veggies and seasonings. Of all of the tin foil dinners I have made … This Italian sausage and potato is by far my favorite. I really think it …

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Camping recipes: A List

SO, while I have provided you with some fun options when it comes to camping recipes, I wanted to provide something more. I got together with my awesome husband, and we’ve put together a master list containing numerous options when it comes to camping breakfast, lunch, and dinners! I hope this will help inspire some …

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Camping Dutch Oven Fries

This post for camping dutch oven fries is one of my favorites… and I only took one stinken picture!! Can you believe that? It was mainly because I was a ravenous crazy person, and felt like I had to stop taking pictures and start eating before my three year old took over my plate. I …

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