20 Easy Backyard Campfire Recipes
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Camping season is upon us! Whether you’re camping at a state park or in your backyard, cooking over a campfire is fun. My kids love to cook dinner over the campfire, so we’ve found a variety of easy backyard campfire recipes.
There is way more you can cook over a campfire than just hot dogs. Leave the hotdogs behind! You can cook full, delicious meals that leave everyone satisfied yet shocked that you cooked it over an open fire.
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Here are some backyard campfire recipes that your family will love. The most important thing about each of these is that they’re easy. We wanted to make sure that all of them are kid-friendly.
Make these ahead of time, and when you wake up in the morning, you’ll have an easy and filling breakfast ready to cook over the fire.
Foil packets are the best thing for campfire cooking. With this recipe, you mix everything and cook in packets over the fire.
What kid doesn’t love cinnamon rolls? They all do! All you need is cinnamon rolls and some campfire forks to roast them over the fire.
Grab an aluminum muffin pan and make egg cups! Kids can do this and add their favorite things, like extra cheese or veggies.
These are easy to make, and each person, kids included, can customize their omelet with their favorite addition.
Are you craving nachos? You can customize what you add into the nachos, and they’re cooked in an aluminum pan over the fire. These would be a delicious lunch as well as the perfect snack around the fire.
Do you have pie irons? If so, this no-prep recipe is the perfect campfire lunch for adults and kids. Plus, it’s so easy to make.
Kick the standard hot dogs over the campfire out the window. You can also use any precooked meat in this recipe, such as cooked sausage or ham.
Here is a simple campfire pizza recipe that only uses five ingredients. It’s fast and easy, perfect for a relaxed lunch while camping at the lake.
Everyone is familiar with cooking hamburgers on your grill or campfire, but what about hamburger pizza?
Nothing screams comfort food like macaroni and cheese. This recipe is easy and brings comfort food into your backyard or on your camping trip.
Whether you call them taco in a bag or walking tacos, kids and adults love these. What a perfect dinner when you’re hanging with your family!
This is an easy recipe for camping because you make it ahead of time. It works as an excellent backyard campfire recipe or as a make-ahead recipe for a weekend trip.
Who doesn’t love cheesy, creamy, garlic potatoes? This can go alongside those hamburgers you’re cooking for a delicious dinner recipe.
Can you say YUM? Cooked with refrigerated or homemade pie crust in a heavy skillet, these are a fantastic alternative to whoopie pies that many make on campfires. Kids love this recipe as well.
Without a doubt, these are my kids’ favorite campfire desserts. We’ve even made them over the grill when we aren’t camping. You can customize these cones with whatever you want. Our favorites are mini Reese’s Cups and crushed up Butterfinger Bars.
This recipe is unique, using graham crackers and instant oatmeal. When you’re camping and cooking, you have to get creative, and this recipe looks delicious!
Have you got refrigerated biscuit dough and oil for frying? Then, you can make some homemade donuts over the fire.
Your kids can make this by themselves and cook it over the fire. It’s that simple and delicious!
Need a dessert for when you’re sitting around a campfire with your friends or family? Instead of S’mores, try making this blueberry crisp that everyone loves.
Summer is the perfect time for camping. Whether you’re setting a tent up in the backyard with your kids or hitting the local lake campgrounds, these recipes are so easy that kids and adults can make them with ease.
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