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Campfire Creations: 7 Delicious and Simple Campfire Recipes [PICS]

Here are 7 crazy cool campfire recipes that’ll have ’em hollering for more!

Campfire recipes getting stale? Kids tired of the same ol’ dogs and burgers campfire recipes? (Maybe you are too!) Who needs Olive Garden for breadsticks or Dominoes for pizza or Boston Market for meatloaf? Not you!

Look no further – these campfire recipes will have everyone begging for the next camping trip before this one is even over.

Campfire Banana Boats

Campfire Banana Boats – Campfire Banana Boats


  • 8 bananas
  • 1 bag caramel bits or caramels cut into bits
  • 1 bag chocolate chips
  • 1 bag mini marshmallows
  • 1 package original graham crackers, crushed into crumbs


  1. Split the bananas lengthwise, but don’t cut all the way through. The goal is to create a boat to hold the ingredients.
  2. Load the bananas 1/4 cup each of the caramel bits, chocolate chips and mini marshmallows.
  3. Crumble 1 whole graham cracker onto each loaded banana.
  4. Wrap individually in 8-by-10-inch squares of foil, and then place near the campfire to melt the candies.
  5. Open up and eat with a spoon.

Recipe compliments of the Food Network

Meatloaf/Onion Bombs 

Meat is food for your soul, and the fact that you eat it from an onion with this recipe just makes it more fun!

campfire7 – Onion Bombs


  • Your favorite ground meat
  • Your favorite spices
  • Your onions


  1. Peel onions
  2. Slice in half
  3. Each layer becomes a wrapper for the onion bomb
  4. Fill with ground meat and spices
  5. Wrap in foil
  6. Place on grill or coals
  7. Grill until center is done
  8. Eat ‘em up!

Recipe compliments of Cooking Life to the Fullest

Hobo Pies 

Absolutely scrumptious and simple to make.

campfire8 – Hobo Pies


  • 1 loaf of bread
  • Pam or cooking spray
  • 1 can/jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 package of pepperoni
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese
  • Feel free to add whatever toppings your family likes


  1. Spray one side of bread with cooking spray.
  2. Place sprayed side down onto one side of Hobo Pie Maker
  3. Top with tbsp of sauce, shredded cheese, pepperoni and other ingredients.
  4. Top with second slice of bread and spray with cooking spray.
  5. Put the pieces of Hobo Pie Maker together and place in fire pit.
  6. Cooking time will vary based on the heat of the fire but take approximately 5 -7 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Vacation Maybe

Campfire Breadsticks  

campfire10 – Campfire Breadsticks


  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. (You can do this ahead of time and bring it to the campground in a zip-lock baggie.)
  2. Add the milk and canola oil and stir by hand just until you have a soft dough.
  3. Pat or roll the dough into a rectangle and cut into strips.
  4. Wrap the strips around the ends of clean sticks and cook over hot coals until golden and cooked through.
  5. Eat warm.

Recipe compliments of Babble

Daddy’s Potatoes

campfire6 – Daddy’s Potatoes


  • 6-8 Klondike red skin potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 large Vidalia sweet onion
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Wash potatoes and slice into 1/4 inch slices.
  2. Peel onion and cut off the top and bottom.
  3. Slice onion in half and then slice into 1/4-inch slices.
  4. Pop out onion rings so they are separated.
  5. Form a cooking packet out of aluminum foil (the grill rolls work best because they are larger)
  6. Place potatoes and onions in foil packet.
  7. Top with butter and minced garlic.
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Close up packet (you may need to use extra foil)
  10. Place packet on top of metal grate over campfire and cook for approximately 45 minutes. (This time may vary based on the heat of the fire, so check potatoes and serve when cooked)

Recipe courtesy of Vacation Maybe

Campfire Pizza



  • Your favorite cheese, shredded or cubed
  • Onions or shallots
  • Your favorite spices
  • Flatbread
  • Olive oil
  • Cherry tomatoes


  1. For a delicious pizza, saute some sliced shallot with olive oil in a cast iron placed on the coals or on the grill grate.
  2. Add halved cherry tomatoes and cook until soft.
  3. Toss in about 1 1/2 cups cubed cheese and cook until just melted.
  4. Finish with finely grated lemon zest and fresh rosemary.
  5. Serve with warm flat-bread that you tucked into an aluminum packet and warmed in the fire.
  6. Change up the ingredients to suit your family and friends (and you!)

Recipe adapted from Craftsy

Corned Beef and Hash Breakfast (or anytime!) Skillet

HJHB-Campfire-Cooking – Corned Beef and Hash Skillet


  • 2 oz hashbrown potatoes
  • 12 oz corned beef, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Shredded cheese
  • 6 eggs


  1. Fill hashbrowns carton to fill line with hottest tap water. Let stand 12 minutes. Drain any excess water.
  2. Combine hashbrowns, beef, onion and pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Heat one tablespoon oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; spread hash mixture by the cupful in a thin layer. Fry about 10 minutes, turning once to brown both sides; repeat with remaining hash, adding oil needed.
  4. Meanwhile, fry eggs to desired doneness. Serve hash topped with an egg.

Recipe via KOA

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