Easy and Delicious Camping Recipes for Your Next Adventure (2024)

These will make everyone a happy—and full—camper.

By Beth Branch
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Camping season has arrived! After a long day of hiking and exploring the outdoors, there's nothing better than gathering around the campfire for a delicious meal.

To help you plan your next camping trip accordingly, we’ve put together a list of our best camping recipes, like side dishes, easy snacks, and even some sweet treats because what's camping without s'mores?

Grill up some hot dogs, corn, and all kinds of kebabs. And never fear, if you bring along a camp grill or prefer to cook over the campfire, these recipes are delicious either way!

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Campfire-Grilled Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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This five-ingredient campfire-grilled pineapple upside-down cake goes way beyond charred marshmallows for an impressively-memorable camping dessert.

Get the recipe for Campfire-Grilled Pineapple Upside Down Cake.

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S'mores Three Ways

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Look, there's absolutely nothing wrong with a regular s'mores—but we think it's time to give the classic recipe some decadent upgrades.

Get the recipe for S'mores Three Ways.

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Grilled Corn with Mexican "Street Style" Topping

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Make this popular grilled corn topping on your next camping trip or at your next barbecue!

Get the recipe for Grilled Corn with Mexican "Street Style" Topping.

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Hot Dogs with Quick Cast-Iron Beans

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After a long day of exploring the great outdoors, you're going to be craving a hearty meal. This classic camping dinner recipe is easy to throw together—thanks to a grill and a cast iron skillet.

Get the recipe for Hot Dogs with Quick Cast-Iron Beans.

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Grilled Watermelon and Halloumi Kebabs with Basil Salt

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The perfect vegetarian camping appetizer or side dish, these skewers take advantage of fresh summer watermelon and pair it with salty halloumi.

Get the recipe for Grilled Watermelon and Halloumi Kebabs with Basil Salt.

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Chicken and Black Bean Nachos

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The best thing about this foil pack recipe? It can be eaten anywhere your adventure takes you.

Get the recipe for Chicken and Black Bean Nachos.

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Grilled Orange Old-Fashioned

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If you're looking for a fun drink to make on your next camping trip, how fun is this co*cktail garnished with a toasted marshmallow!?

Get the recipe for Grilled Orange Old-Fashioned.

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Blackberry-Glazed Chicken

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Psst. Fresh blackberries break down into a tangy sauce incredibly fast, and turn standard grilled chicken into a sweet-tart wonder.

Get the recipe for Blackberry-Glazed Chicken.

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Grilled Hot Dogs with Fixin's

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Pair your dog with one of these delicious toppings, including spicy chiles and tangy pickled onions.

Get the recipe for Grilled Hot Dogs with Fixin's.

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Cast-Iron Caramel, Marshmallow, and Salted Almond Brownies

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Equally at home on a grill or cooked over campfire coals, this cast-iron brownie, packed with marshmallow, caramel, and salted almond gets all kinds of crispy on the edges, but stays gooey and delicious on the inside.

Get the recipe Cast-Iron Caramel, Marshmallow, and Salted Almond Brownies.

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Mason Jar Lemonade

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Two ingredients, plus water and ice, are all it takes to make this classic summer sipper. Just combine in a mason jar and shake!

Get the recipe for Mason Jar Lemonade.

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Skillet Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Fire-Roasted Bread

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The best part about this dip aside from how delicious it is? You can prepare and serve it your cast iron skillet! It's the perfect camping appetizer or snack

Get the recipe for Skillet Spinach-Artichoke Dip.

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Tofu, Tomato, and Zucchini Kebabs

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Looking for vegetarian or vegan camping recipes? Fresh thyme and a light marinade make these easy grilled kebabs taste incredible!

Get the recipe for Tofu, Tomato, and Zucchini Kebabs.

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Skillet S'mores

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To avoid unnecessary prep and mess on your camping trip, take advantage of make ahead camping recipes. You can assemble these miniature s'mores skillets beforehand, which makes them the perfect "bake-and-take" treats.

Get the recipe for Skillet S'mores.

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Beer-Braised Chicken

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This spicy pulled chicken can be packed into tortillas, piled onto soft buns, or eaten straight on a plate with perhaps a side of grilled corn.

Get the recipe for Beer-Braised Chicken.

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Seared Sausage with Cabbage and Pink Lady Apples

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Don't forget to pack your dutch oven! This is camping food at its finest. It's simple, hearty, and full of flavor.

Get the recipe for Seared Sausage with Cabbage and Pink Lady Apples.

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Grilled Corn with Red Pepper Jelly Glaze

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Spice up your summer corn with this easy glaze! You'll want to slather it on everything.

Get the recipe for Grilled Corn with Red Pepper Jelly Glaze.

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Mason Jar Watermelon Frosé

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Summer is here and it's time to kick back and relax with a boozy frozen treat!

Get the recipe for Mason Jar Watermelon Frosé.

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Perfect Grilled Burgers

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You can't go wrong with this basic campfire staple. Set up a grilling rack over some coals, form some patties from meat, salt them generously, and you've got a delicious meal.

Get the recipe for Perfect Grilled Burgers.

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Toasty Cinnamon Twists

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This simple and cinnamon-filled campfire treat is easy to whip up and will become a new family favorite! They're kid-friendly and only a few ingredients.

Get the recipe for Toasty Cinnamon Twists.

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