Mornings at camp are about to get tasty; whether you choose to prepare these before hand or start from scratch at your camping site, these recipes will get your days started right.
Strawberry and Nutella Sandwich
This dessert sandwich will satisfy the sweetest tooth.
- Fresh strawberries
- White bread
- Squeezable butter or Pam
- Spread or spray butter or Pam on bread
- Place it in pie iron
- Spread Nutela on bread
- Cover with strawberries
- Cover with second slice of bread and cook for about 3 minutes till crisp
- Flip and cook on the other side.
Serve with hot coffee.
Fruit and Yogurt Cones
Fruit and yogurt cones are much better and healthier than ice cream cones.
- Vanilla yogurt
- Waffle ice-cream cones
- Wash, then slice the blueberries and strawberries.
- Add a spoonful of vanilla yogurt to the waffle ice-cream cone, then add some of the chopped fruit
- Add another spoonful of yogurt and repeat, till the cone is full.
- Chill in freezer for an hour
- Add chocolate chips or almonds for more flavor.
Campfire Breakfast Burgers
These campfire breakfast burgers make a hearty camping breakfast. They work just as well at dinner time.
- 2 cups of flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 6 table spoons dry milk powder
- 4 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- 12 eggs
- 12 sausage patties
- 1 cup of water.
- Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk powder, baking powder, canola oil and black pepper in a bowl.
- Pour water in mixture slowly until it becomes a thick batter.
- Add cheddar cheese and incorporate well
- Add oil to coat your pan
- Scoop mix into pan creating one biscuit at a time
- Cook until golden brown on both sides. Remove and set aside
- Add sausages to pan and cook through then remove and set aside
- Cook eggs as desired
- Split biscuit in half and top with egg and sausage
- Add ketchup if desired
- Top with other half of biscuit
This recipe makes 12 biscuits. Simply cut the ingredients in half to make 6 biscuits.
Dutch Oven Bacon Cheese Pull-Apart
These buttery warm rolls sprinkled with cheese are a delicious way to start the day.
- ¼ cup of melted butter
- 2 cups of grated cheddar cheese
- 8 pieces of cooked bacon
- 14 thawed Rhodes dinner rolls
- 12 inch Dutch oven
- Pour butter in Dutch oven
- Cut rolls into halves
- Roll in butter then arrange in the Dutch oven
- Sprinkle with cheese and top with bacon
- Cover and let it rise
- Bake for 25 minutes at 350°F.
This recipe makes a hearty breakfast meal or a tasty meal after a day at camp.
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 minced garlic cloves
- 1 large onion
- 4 large cubed potatoes
- 4 ounces green chills chopped
- 1 can whole kernel corn
- 1 pound of polish sausage or smoked Kielbasa
- Pour oil in skillet and cook onions till tender
- Add garlic and let cook for a minute more
- Add potatoes and let them cook until tender
- Add kielbasa or sausages and cook until tender
- Add chilies and kernel corn and let this cook for another minute or two.
Serve with medium bodied white wine.
Campfire Raspberry Double Dutch Baby
The Dutch baby is a custard-y pancake that puffs up while cooking. It will sink back down when cut into.
- 1 cup flour
- 6 eggs
- 1 cup of milk
- 2 cups of raspberries
- ¼ cup of butter
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- Maple syrup
- Mix four and eggs in a large bowl until smooth.
- Add sugar, milk and salt and mix again until well incorporated
- Set Dutch oven in coals and add butter. After it melts, spread it around the pan to cover well.
- Pour in batter
- Add 1 and a half cups of berries
- Cover and add coals.
The Dutch baby cooks to a deep golden brown after about 20 minutes. Pierce the center using a toothpick or fork to ensure no liquid is left inside; if the fork comes out clean, the Dutch baby is done. To serve, scatter remaining berries, and cut into wedges and top with syrup.
Camping Breakfast Sandwich
These simple sandwiches are filling and very tasty.
- English muffins
- Cheddar cheese
- Fresh tomatoes
- Scrambled eggs
- Scramble the eggs and set them aside
- Cook bacon and set it aside
- Slice muffins in half and assemble sandwiches
- If you like warm sandwiches, wrap it in tin foil, then set over hot coals for a few minutes.
Potato Sausage Foil Pack
This is a fast and simple meal can be had for breakfast or dinner.
- 2 peeled potatoes cut in wedges
- 1 medium onion
- 4 teaspoons lemon juice
- 4 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 green pepper
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 yellow pepper
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 1 red pepper
- 1 package sliced smoked turkey kielbasa
- Mix potatoes, kielbasa, peppers and onion and drizzle with oil and lemon juice
- Sprinkle garlic powder, salt and pepper
- Divide mixture into four and wrap each portion with heavy duty foil.
- Fold and seal foil tightly
- Grill over medium heat until potatoes are cooked through
- Unwrap foil
This is a technique used to make crispy bacon on an open fire.
- Weave each bacon strip onto the skewer leaving a gap in between each weave.
- Place the skewers on your fire rotating every few minutes so they can cook evenly.
- Expect a few flare-ups as the bacon grease hits the fire.
- Enjoy your crispy tender bacon
Stuffed French Toast
If you have a pie iron, breakfast at camp can be easy to make and nutritious. This stuffed French toast in a pie iron will not disappoint.
- 1 tablespoon cream cheese
- 5 banana slices
- 2 slices cinnamon bread
- 1 teaspoon chopped walnuts
- Maple syrup
- Melt butter on pie iron
- Butter both slices of bread
- Place one slice on pie iron and spread cream cheese, banana and walnuts on top.
- Cover with second slice
- Cook until brown
Serve with maple syrup.
Campfire Mexican Omelet
Nothing beats a cold morning at camp better than a warm breakfast. This Mexican omelet with Chorizo is one of those breakfasts that will become a family favorite.
- 8 beaten eggs
- 4 corn tortillas
- ½ pound chorizo sausage
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 ½ cups of cheddar cheese
- ¼ cup diced dried sweet onions
- 2tbs sour cream
- 2 tablespoons salsa
- Put chorizo in pan and break up into smaller pieces then place over hot coals. Let it cook as you continue to break it apart to look like taco filling.
- Rip tortilla chips into quarters
- Scrape the meat onto one side of the pan and add some oil
- Place tortilla chips on the empty side of the pan and let them crisp. When all chips are crisp, let them sit at the bottom of the pan with the meat on top. It should look like a mess so don’t worry.
- Pour eggs on top of meat and wait 3 minutes
- Lift one side of the meat at a time letting the remaining egg seep into the bottom. Do this until the entire dish is loose from the sides of the pan.
- Spread cheddar cheese on top and cover.
- Let it cook for about one more minute then take off the fire, leaving the cover on.
After a few minutes, take the cover off and cut omelet into quarters then serve. Add salsa or sour cream as desired.
This recipe makes enough for 4 adults.
Easy Cheesy Bacon Quiche
This tasty Bacon quiche melts in your mouth and is super easy to make on a bed of hot coals.
- 1 pound cooked crumbled bacon
- ½ package refrigerated pie crust
- 8 ounces shredded Colby and Monterey jack cheese
- ¾ sup of sour cream
- 1 large chopped green pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 6 eggs
- Fit crust in bottom of Dutch oven and bake for 4 minutes
- Whisk sour cream and eggs together in small bowl.
- Add salt and pepper to taste
- Sprinkle cheese, bacon evenly over crust
- Pour in egg mixture
- Bake for 40 minutes or until the center is solid
Garnish with chopped bacon and cut into wedges.
Bacon Wrapped Cinnamon Rolls
This breakfast camp recipe will have your family drooling while it cooks. The recipe makes 5 rolls.
- 5 thick strips of bacon
- Maple syrup
- 1 tube of cinnamon roll dough
- Heat pan and fry bacon leaving them soft but cooked. Place on paper towels.
- Unroll cinnamon rolls then place a strip of bacon and roll them up again
- Spray Dutch oven with cooking oil and place on bed f coals
- Put all the rolls in the oven and let them cook through. They should be done in 25 minutes.
Drizzle with icing or maple syrup.
Lumber Jack Breakfast Pancakes
This recipe is made in tin foil and creates a great hearty breakfast meal every time.
- Sausage or bacon
- Leftover cooked potatoes/ frozen hash browns
- Chopped tomatoes
- Onion if desired
- Shredded cheese
- Spray foil with cooking oil then lay bacon or sausages on top, this allows the meat to cook first as it is directly on the fire.
- Add a handful of potatoes, or hash browns, tomatoes, onion and an egg
- Wrap carefully and place on heat.
- Remove from fire after 20 minutes or when meat is cooked
Add shredded cheese and viola, breakfast is served.
Campfire Cow-Horn Biscuits
Filled with butter and strawberry jelly, the smell of these biscuits on a campfire will fill the air with deliciousness.
- 1 Hardwood stick whittled clean 1 or 2 inches in diameter.
- Canned biscuits
- Wrap a biscuit round the end of a stick. Fashion the end into a cow horn shape.
- Hold the stick over the fire turning every so often until it becomes a golden brown
- Hold your stick a little further from the flame and continue to cook until the inside is done.
- Remove from stick
The possibilities are endless, jelly, butter, eggs, smoked ham, chocolate, fruits; whatever your heart desires can be used to fill the biscuits
Campfire Beer Pancakes
This recipe makes 16 soft fluffy pancakes.
- ½ cups toasted pine nuts
- 2 cups of any pale beer (Heineken, Budweiser or corona are recommended)
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup currants
- 3 1/3 cup all purpose baking mix
- ¼ cup vegetable oil
- Butter or maple syrup
- Combine nuts, currants and baking mix in large bowl
- Create a hole in the center and add beer, vegetable oil and eggs
- Stir lightly batter until mixed.
- Heat oiled pan
- ¼ cup of batter is enough for one pancake, ladle into pan and cook until bubbles form on the top then flip on the other side and cook until golden brown
- Repeat until batter is finished
- Add oil between pancakes if the pan gets dry.
Serve hot with butter and maple syrup.
Campfire Orange Cinnamon Rolls
These cinnamon rolls are super moist and infused with orange.
- 8 oranges
- 1 can cinnamon rolls
- Cut a circle on the top of the oranges and scoop them out.
- Stick a cinnamon roll in each hollowed orange peel
- Wrap in foil
- Cook for about 12 minutes or until the cinnamon rolls are done
- Remove from fire
Drizzle frosting over cinnamon rolls and enjoy.
Blueberry Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
This grilled cheese sandwich will remind you of blueberry pop tarts.
- Icing sugar
- Whole wheat bread
- Cream cheese
- Sandwich maker
- Butter outside of the bread
- Mix cream cheese with icing to taste
- Spread on the inside of bread.
- Place bread buttered side don on sandwich maker
- Sprinkle blueberries on top
- Place second slice on top
- Close and grill until brown
Make sure to try some of these recipes next time you’re around the campsite!
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