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Riley Kooh / June 30th, 2022
10 Delicious Campfire Recipes
To Try This Summer
Summer is time for the outdoors. The days are getting longer, the water’s getting warmer, and campfires burn brighter. While camping grills are a great way to prepare food out in nature, nothing can replace the authentic smokiness that a bonfire provides. To make the most of your summer trips, we’ve put together our top 12 campfire recipes you need to try this summer.
1. Campfire Berry-Peach Cobbler
If you’re anything like us, you like to start with dessert first. This campfire berry-peach cobbler needs just a handful of pantry staple ingredients, some fresh fruit, and prepares in a single skillet. If you aren’t a dan of the chosen fruits, or they aren’t in season in your region, feel free to spice up this dish with your personal favorites!
2. Foil Pack Chicken Nachos
Foil pack meals are an excellent choice for any camper who hates battling with cleanup. This quick, simple foil pack nacho recipe is sure to please even the pickiest eaters, with absolutely no cooking equipment required.
3. Campfire S’mores Nachos
We’ve covered the traditional savory nachos, but have you ever experimented with dessert nachos? No campfire would be complete without s’mores, and while the traditional s’mores are always a fan favorite, this baked “nacho tray” style changes up the game for a refreshing twist! All that’s needed is marshmallows, graham crackers, your choice of chocolate, and any other sweet treats you can think of. Throw everything in an aluminum baking tray and you’re on route to flavortown!
4. Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Foil Packs
Moving back to another foil pack recipe, this cilantro lime shrimp pack is perfect for a light, easy, summer campfire! Served with rice or on a tortilla, this dish cooks up in just a few short minutes to satisfy those cravings.
5. Pie Iron Pizza Pockets
Pie irons are an incredible piece of campfire cooking equipment, if you don’t have one already, we highly recommend picking one up! To create these tasty cheesy pie iron pizza pockets, all you need is dough or a soft bread and your favorite pizza toppings. Put it all together and in minutes you’ll have an extremely crispy pizza pocket full of ooey-gooey goodness!
6. Skillet Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Fire-Roasted Bread
Spinach and artichoke dip is a staple appetizer and well known for its garlic-cheesy decadence. So, what if we told you that you can easily recreate this dish with just a skillet, a fire, and just eight ingredients? If that sentence gets you as excited as us, then you must check out this dip recipe served with fire-roasted crispy bread crustinis!
7. Tropical Breakfast Bars
Need a quick, healthy breakfast before a trekking out on your favorite trail or heading out on the lake? Check out these simple and healthy tropical breakfast bars for a grab-and-go breakfast or snack without all the artificial ingredients found in some store-bought brands.
8. Get-Up-and-Go Granola
If you can’t be bothered fussing with shaping your own bars, or just want to change things up – this fibre rich and deliciously sweet granola is a must see! Grab some of those old pantry items and bake them all out on a pan in bulk before heading out on your next trip for a satisfying snack on the go.
It wouldn’t be a camping recipe list without one more s’more recipe… This ingeniously simple s’moreo is certain to be loved by anyone with a sweet tooth. Grab those standard s’more fixings, add some creamy peanut butter and an oreo cookie, and thank us later!
10. Banana Bread Pancakes
Pancakes are a weekend breakfast tradition, so why let that stop on a camping trip? This simple banana bread pancake recipe can be partially prepped in advance to keep Sunday mornings light, breezy, and full of delicious pancakes!
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