10 Fall Camping Recipes

,

I seriously think the best time to camp is in the Fall. The leaves are changing, the night skies are brighter and the outdoor air is beginning to nip. The ultimate place to be is gathered around the campfire! So grab the kids and stargazing pals, load up the RV or camper, head to your favorite campground and…

…let’s get cooking our 10 Fall Camping Recipes!

A few blogs earlier, we shared The Ultimate Campfire Cooking Gear Guide. With all of our recommendations, you’ll have everything to impress your hungry campers with good campfire-cooked vittles.

Now, all you’ll need to buy are your ingredients. So, dig in and enjoy!

BREAKFAST

Easy Breakfast Bake

  • 6 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 lb. Hash Brown Potatoes (thawed if frozen)
  • 1 Cup Chopped Ham
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar
  • NonStick Butter Flavored Cooking Spray
  • Chopped Fresh Chives
  • Aluminum Foil Grill Bags
  • Plastic Forks

In a large resealable plastic bag, crack eggs, add milk, and season with salt and pepper. Stir in hash browns, ham, and cheese. Spray the inside of these aluminum foil bags  with nonstick butter-flavored cooking spray. Divide mixture among foil bags. Fold tightly and seal.

Place foil pouches over campfire or grill and cook until eggs are cooked and hash browns tender and crispy, about 10 minutes. Garnish with chives and serve.

LUNCH

Walking Tacos

The kids will love these because they’re fun to eat and you’ll love them because they’re fun for them to make! You can make these with Fritos Corn Chips or Doritos Mixed Variety Packs to satisfy everyone’s favorites.

  • Lunch-Size Bags of Fritos or Doritos
  • 1 lb. Cooked Taco Meat or Chili
  • 8 oz. Bag of Shredded Cheddar
  • Finely Shredded Lettuce
  • Diced Tomatoes or Drained Rotel
  • Sour Cream
  • Plastic Forks

Before opening a bag of Fritos or Doritos, gently squish bag to break chips into smaller pieces. Carefully open bag and spoon in ingredients in each bag of Fritos in order of ingredients listed and VOILA! Dinner is served! And cleanup is a breeze!

DINNER

Cajun Dinner Bake

These are absolutely delicious and super easy to make.

  • 6 Large Shrimp
  • 1 Corn Cob cut into 3-4 pieces
  • 6 Kielbasa Slices
  • 4 Baby Bliss Potatoes (Quartered)
  • 4 TBLS Butter Pats
  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Aluminum Foil Bags
  • Plastic Forks

Just throw ingredients into foil bags and fold foil until sealed in a pouch. Place on the campfire grill top for 30 minutes. Or, if camping inside, 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup

  • 2 Large Potatoes
  • 2 Pkgs Kielbasa Sausage
  • 1 Pkg Washed and Chopped Kale
  • ¼ Diced Onion
  • 1 Diced Green Peppers
  • 1 Can Kidney Beans (drained)
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 (10 oz) Can Beef Broth
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • Large Disposable Coffee Cups (not styrofoam)
  • Plastic Spoons

Chop the potatoes, sausage, onion, and green pepper. Throw all ingredients in 5-quart Cast Iron Dutch Oven.  Bring to a boil and then let simmer for 45 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

PIE IRON POCKETS and PIES

Pie Iron Pockets and Pies are so easy to make and are equally delicious to chow down! All you need is a clean cast pie iron, hot mitts or campfire gloves, nonstick cooking spray and ingredients!

Texas Toast Grilled Ham and Cheese

  • Texas Toast Bread Slices
  • Cheese Slices
  • Ham Slices
  • Thinly Sliced Tomatoes (optional)
  • Thinly Slice Onion (optional)
  • Softened Spreadable Butter
  • Cooking Spray
  • Pie Iron

Prepare your sammich just as you would if you were making a toasted cheese sammich in a fry pan. Butter one side of each slice of bread. Spray each side of your pie iron with your nonstick cooking spray. Place buttered sides of bread into the two halves of the pie iron. Layer ham and cheese two or  three times.

Close pie iron and latch. Place in campfire coals for about 5-10 minutes; turning occasionally. Remove from pie iron and allow to cool. Be advised that cheese will be hot inside.

Philly Cheese Steak Tortilla Pocket

  • 2 Soft Flour Tortillas
  • White American Cheese Slices
  • Pre-Cooked Shaved Beef
  • Thinly Sliced Small Mushrooms (optional)
  • Chopped Onions (optional)
  • Chopped Green Pepper (optional)
  • Cooking Spray
  • Pie Iron

Prepare your sammich just as you would if you were making a toasted cheese sammich in a fry pan. Spray each side of your pie iron with your nonstick cooking spray. Place tortillas into the two halves of the pie iron. Layer shaved beef, cheese slice, mushrooms, onions and green pepper.

Close pie iron and latch. Place in campfire coals for about 5-10 minutes; turning occasionally. Remove from pie iron and allow to cool. Be advised that cheese will be hot inside.

Sourdough Grilled Apple Pie

  • Sourdough Bread Slices
  • Canned Apple Pie Filling
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Softened Spreadable Butter
  • Cooking Spray
  • Pie Iron

Spray each side of your pie iron with your nonstick cooking spray. Butter one side of each slice of bread. Place buttered sides of bread into the two halves of the pie iron. Spoon Apple Pie Filling into one half and spread. Sprinkle Cinnamon. Add about 10-12 mini marshmallows.

Close and latch. Place in campfire coals for about 5-10 minutes; turning occasionally. Remove from pie iron and allow to cool. Be advised that fruit will be hot inside.

Check out more Pie Iron Recipes!

CAMPFIRE SNACKS

S’mores Banana Boats

  • Firm Bananas
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Golden Grahams Cereal
  • Cinnamon Chips (optional)
  • Peanut Butter Chips (optional)
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Plastic Forks

Slit each banana lengthwise but do not slice all the way through to the bottom. Gently pull apart to form a boat. Stuff your banana boat with chocolate chips, mini marshmallows and cereal. Push together and wrap in aluminum foil.

Set on hot campfire grate above fire. Cook for about 5-10 minutes; turning frequently. Remove with grill kit and set aside. Open carefully allowing steam to escape.

Be advised, these will be hot as they contain sugar so allow them to cool a couple minutes before eating.

Keebler Fudge Stripe Simple S’mores

These are amazing and you don’t need separate ingredients!

  • Marshmallow Roasting Forks
  • Large Marshmallows
  • Keebler Fudge Stripe Cookies

Simply roast your marshmallow just the way you like it. Then sandwich the roasted marshmallow between the cookies with the chocolate sides touching the marshmallows! Absolutely delightful even an elf would love!

Sack of S’mores

Another fun campfire snack that your kids, young and old, will absolutely love!

  • Marshmallow Roasting Forks
  • Large Marshmallows
  • Honey Made Teddy Grahams Lunch Size Snack Bags
  • Chocolate Chips or Chopped Hershey’s Chocolate Bars
  • Plastic Forks

Roast your marshmallows just the way you like it. Once your marshmallows are done, remove them from the fork and moosh them down inside your Teddy Grahams Bag and mix with a plastic fork. Then, add chocolate chips and mix again.

So how is that for a few recipes for your Fall campfire fun?? Since some of the ingredients may be difficult to find in stores, we’ve saved you the trouble by providing links to just order them all on Amazon for one-stop shopping!

Happy Fall Ya’ll!

For further reading…

The Ultimate Campfire Cooking Gear Guide

10 Campfire Safety Tips

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *