15 Camping Breakfasts for Your Next Adventure

Campfire Skillet Breakfast
Photo: Mishal

Start your day outdoors in the most delicious way possible with one of our favorite camping breakfast ideas. Whether you're looking for a hearty, packable recipe to make over your campfire or light, make-ahead breakfasts to prep before your trip, there's something for everyone in this collection of our best camping breakfasts.

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Camp Breakfast

Camp Breakfast
Soup Loving Nicole

This breakfast scramble is "warm, hearty, and a good way to start a cold day in the morning, camping or otherwise," according to recipe creator rollerce.

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Sugared Campfire Donuts

campfire donuts stuffed with jelly

You'll be shocked how easy it is to make these doughnuts over an open fire with just biscuit dough, ground cinnamon, sugar, and butter. If you like, you can use a piping bag to stuff the pastries with jam.

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Dutch Oven Mountain Man Breakfast

Dutch Oven Mountain Man Breakfast
Steve Jones

Make this hearty camping breakfast in your trusty Dutch oven. This recipe makes a lot of servings, says recipe creator Mrs. Mik, so you could share it with other campers.

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Eggs on the Grill

Eggs on the Grill
Photo by Baking Nana.

Use your portable grill and a muffin pan to make these simple eggs. This recipe is a great jumping off point: Toss in chopped veggies or get creative with spices.

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Campfire Skillet Breakfast

Campfire Skillet Breakfast

Here's an easy, cheesy, five-ingredient skillet breakfast. Reviewer Todd Forden recommends using canned potatoes to cut down on prep time.

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Easy Omelet in a Bag

Easy Omelet in a Bag

This recipe is "perfect for camping or fun family-style cooking," according to recipe creator Stephanie Dodson. Just mix all the ingredients in a zip-top bag and boil over the campfire.

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Chewy Granola Bars

Stack of Chewy Granola Bars
Breakfast Chef

Pack these chewy granola bars before you head out on your next camping trip. This basic recipe is easy to make your own — try adding your favorite nuts, candies, or chopped dried fruits.

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Homemade Baking Mix

Homemade Baking Mix
Melissa Goff

If you mix up this Bisquick substitute with pantry staples before your next adventure, it'll be easier than ever to make perfect pancakes in your cast iron skillet.

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Banana Banana Bread

banana banana bread

Here's the perfect make-ahead camping breakfast. "Thiss banana bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor," recipe creator Shelley Albeluhn says of this top-rated quick bread.

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Chef John's Blueberry Muffins

Chef John's Blueberry Muffins by Marianne blue plate lemon in background

A blueberry-packed breakfast is never a bad idea. Store these easy-to-pack muffins in an airtight container so they'll taste freshly baked on your camping trip.

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Maple Pecan Granola

A square white bowl filled with homemade granola
Photo by Dianne, originally submitted 1/27/2011. Dianne

Fair warning: If you pack this homemade granola for breakfast, you'll probably end up snacking on it all day.

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No-Bake Raspberry Peanut Butter Granola Bars

No-Bake Raspberry Peanut Butter Granola Bars
Megan Olson

This healthy, no-bake, packable snack is easy to make in about five minutes with just fresh raspberries, peanut butter, oats, and chia seeds.

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Best Scrambled Eggs

Best Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are easy to make in a skillet over a campfire. You're going to want to bookmark this fluffy recipe to make again and again.

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Campfire Breakfast Sandwich

Campfire Breakfast Sandwich
Laura Cortés

You need just four ingredients to make this filling breakfast sandwich: butter, bread, an egg, and a slice of Cheddar cheese.

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Breakfast Banana Sundae

Breakfast Banana Sundae

"I love to have this while camping as all the ingredients are so self contained: banana, small tub of yogurt, small bag of muesli, scroggin, or trail mix," says recipe creator Bush Cook.

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