26 Favorite Camping Recipes You’ll Want to Make All Summer

Pop a tent, break out the foil, and stoke the fire for these camping recipes made for wide-open spaces and starry skies.

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Blueberry-Cinnamon Campfire Bread

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A neighboring camper made a bread so tempting, I had to ask for the details. Here’s my version, best enjoyed with a steaming cup of coffee by the campfire. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

No-Bake Cereal Cookie Bars

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We pull out all the goodies for these chewy bars, like raisins and coconut. For more color, sprinkle on the M&M's once the bars are in the pan. Then press them in. —Connie Craig, Lakewood, Washington Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Sweet Horseradish Glazed Ribs

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If you like to prep ahead of camping, roast these ribs, wrap them and finish with a sweet, savory sauce at your campfire or grill. —Ralph Jones, San Diego, California Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Root Beer Apple Baked Beans

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All nine men in our family love roughing it outdoors. My beans with bacon and apples is a "must" to keep their outdoor energy going. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Eclairs on the Grill

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My best camping treat is an easy eclair on a stick. This is the one that makes people watch what you’re doing and beg to be included. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Egg & Spinach Breakfast Burritos

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When we camp out, we want our meals ready in a hurry. We make these hearty burritos at home, freeze them, and reheat over the campfire. —Kristen Johnson, Waukesha, Wisconsin Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Lemon-Dill Salmon Packets

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Grilling salmon in foil is an easy technique I use with foods that cook quickly, like fish, shrimp, bite-sized meats and fresh veggies. The options are endless—and the cleanup is easy. —A.J. Weinhold, McArthur, California Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Grilled Zucchini & Pesto Pizza

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In the great outdoors, we surprise our campmates because they don't think it's possible to have standout pizza in the backwoods. This one with zucchini proves our point. —Jessee Arriaga, Reno, Nevada Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Campfire Cheese Hash Brown Packets

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Dining by the campfire? This easy packet of potatoes, bacon, and cheese makes a terrific hash. We like to serve it with eggs and fresh pico de gallo. —Gina Nistico, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Fruit & Almond Bites

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With big handfuls of dried apricots and cherries, almonds, and pistachios, we make dozens of no-bake treats you can take anywhere. —Donna Pochoday-Stelmach, Morristown, New Jersey Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Campers Favorite Dip

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Our family craves this cheesy chili dip so much we make two batches, especially for the guys. If you’re not grilling out, bake it in the oven. —Valorie Ebie, Bel Aire, Kansas Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

BBQ Hot Dog & Potato Packs

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For these nifty foil packs, small hands make quick work of topping potato wedges with a hot dog, onions, and cheese. — Kelly Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Nutty Butter Munchies

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My sweet tooth flared up, so I had to get baking. Peanuts and pecans are everywhere in Louisiana, so I worked them into my buttery drop cookies. —Zenola Frazier, Tallulah, Louisiana Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Walking Tacos

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These Walking Tacos are great for an on-the-go dinner, campfire meal, or easy game night supper. The ingredients go right into the chip bags! —Beverly Matthews, Pasco, Washington Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Grilled Sausages with Summer Vegetables

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After 30 years of camping, we've come up with an arsenal of surefire recipes. Our grilled sausage with veggies would be a superstar at a potluck. —Nancy Daugherty, Cortland, Ohio Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Grilled Spicy Corn on the Cob

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During a family picnic, we added jalapenos and hot pepper sauce to our homegrown corn. Now we spice up the ears every chance we get. —Bernadette Walker, Waco, Texas Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Potato Chip Crunchies

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When my family comes home, I like having treats ready for them. No matter what's on the cookie tray, these are always the first to vanish. —Dorothy Buiter, Worth, Illinois Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Jalapeno Bean Dip

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This is the snack my family usually requests. We especially like to make this zippy dip on camping trips. —Lorene Goodwin, Belle Fourche, South Dakota Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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S'Moreos

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My son introduced us to this twist on classic s’mores when we were camping. Have a jar of Nutella around? Slather on the inside of the graham cracker halves before you build this one-of-a-kind treat. — Christina Smith, Santa Rosa, California Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Bratwurst Supper

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This meal-in-one grills to perfection in a heavy-duty foil bag and is ideal for camping. Loaded with chunks of bratwurst, red potatoes, mushrooms, and carrots, it's easy to season with onion soup mix and a little soy sauce. —Janice Meyer Medford, Wisconsin Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

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When our son, Chris, is hungry for something other than cold cereal in the morning, he whips up these eggs. Cheese and evaporated milk make them especially good. He also makes them when we go camping. —Chris Pfleghaar, Elk River, Minnesota Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Granola Trail Mix

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My family has always enjoyed this crunchy four-ingredient snack. When we go camping, each person includes one additional ingredient like mini marshmallows, corn chips, or cookie pieces. The taste is never the same, and we're often surprised by the combinations. —Shelley Riddlespurger, Amarillo, Texas Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Campfire Bean 'N' Ham Soup

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These are the best beans and ham you'll ever taste—bar none! Friends rave about this hearty soup that I serve hot off the grill. For easy cleanup, consider covering the outside of your Dutch oven with heavy-duty foil first. —Tom Greaves, Carrollton, Illinois Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Sausage and Hashbrown Breakfast Pizza

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Pizza for breakfast? Kids of all ages will love making—and munching—this hearty meal-in-one made with convenient crescent rolls and frozen hash browns. It's even great for camping! —Rae Truax, Mattawa, Washington Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

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Campfire Bundles

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I created this recipe on a family camping trip. I'd brought along a hodgepodge of ingredients, so I just threw them all together in a foil packet. Everyone said that the bundles were delicious. Ever since, I've grilled them at home with equally good results. —Lauri Krause, Jackson, Nebraska Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com

Sheepherder's Breakfast

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My sister-in-law always made this delicious breakfast dish when we were camping. Served with toast, juice, and milk or coffee, it's a sure hit with the breakfast crowd! One-dish casseroles like this were a big help while I was raising my nine children. Now I've passed this recipe on to them. —Pauletta Bushnell, Albany, Oregon Get the recipe on TasteofHome.com


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