Easy Recipes for Camp Cooking

Camp cooking can offer some challenges, but it can also be very rewarding. Many people stick to hotdogs and hamburgers at camp. But it is easy and fun to get a little more creative. So here are some recipes to put in your camping cookbook.

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Dutch oven cooking

Cooking on a stick

Foil pack (Hobo) meals

Trail food

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Camp Chicken and Stuffing Recipe

LC earned his cooking merit badge at our second summer camp this past summer. Meals at this camp were served in a dining hall, but the counselor brought lots of ingredients and they cooked something every afternoon. So at about…

Ding Dong Cherry Cobbler

This recipe is a twist on the Dutch oven cobbler. My sons like making this just because of the novelty of the ding dongs in the cobbler. It is pretty easy to make. Most patrols with at least one experienced…

Easy Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken quesadillas was one of their favorite recipes. They all made their own quesadillas, and so our vegetarian just didn’t put chicken in his. Everyone was well fed and happy.

Trail Food

When you are on the trail, you don’t have a way to keep food cool and you want something which will provide energy, will travel well, and is lightweight. Trail mix is a popular trail food and there are many…

Smacos Recipe (S’Mores Tacos)

If your Scouts need a chocolate marshmallow fix, but you don’t have a fire for some reason, you can fix smacos on a camp stove with a griddle.

Camp McMuffins Recipe

One of the challenges of camp cooking is the amount of time it takes. Camp McMuffins recipe to the rescue! Here is an easy and quick recipe for a breakfast at camp. It doesn’t require a lot of preparation or…

Easy Scrambled Eggs at Camp

Scrambled eggs make a great camp breakfast. They are easy, quick, and provide a substantial meal for Scouts preparing for a busy day. But getting the eggs to camp is not always so easy.

Toasted Peeps Campfire Treats

When perfectly toasted, the sugar coating on the Peep caramelizes. And the marshmallow insides becomes really gooey, just like in a regular toasted marshmallow

Pumpkin Crunch Recipe

This is one of our favorite Dutch oven recipes. DS made this recently at a Troop meeting where the Scouts BSA showed off their cooking skills. This recipe also won first prize at a Camporee cooking contest, so I guess…

Green Chili Stew Recipe

The Sweet Corn Bread recipe I posted last week got me thinking about Green Chili Stew. Serve a nice green salad with it and you have a meal!

Loaded Campfire Potatoes: Incredibly Easy Camp Recipe

Loaded campfire potatoes variation of campfire potatoes which is hearty enough to serve as a main dish.

Ham and Sweet Potato Foil Packs Recipe

Don’t get stuck in a rut when making foil packets. This variation of the hobo meal features ham and sweet potatoes. Perfect for a fall campout!

Banana Boats

Banana boats are a classic camp favorite. They are easy to make and don’t require many ingredients. Enjoy some while spending an evening around a campfire.

Camp Spaghetti Dinner

This is always a hit for an easy meal at camp. Webelos can make this pretty independently. Serve it with fruit, salad, and garlic bread.

Sweet Corn Bread Recipe

This is a very sweet corn bread. In some areas, this would be called corn cake. The sweetness of the bread goes well with spicy foods like chili or ham and beans with lots of hot pepper sauce.

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One response to “Easy Recipes for Camp Cooking”

  1. Heather Avatar

    There aren’t any recipes actually shared here?

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