15 Easy 5-Ingredient (Or Fewer) Camping Recipes

Campfire Pepperoni Pizza
Photo: bd.weld

Looking to get back to basics on your next outdoor adventure? Consider making one of these easy camping recipes with few ingredients. Whether you're looking for breakfast ideas or dinner and dessert inspiration, these simple recipes come together quickly and easily with just five ingredients or fewer.

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Campfire Breakfast Sandwich

Campfire Breakfast Sandwich
Laura Cortés

It couldn't be easier to make this sandwich with just bread, eggs, butter, and Cheddar cheese. The simple breakfast comes together in less than 10 minutes.

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Sugared Campfire Donuts

campfire donuts stuffed with jelly

What makes this sugary treat (perfect for breakfast or dessert) so quick and easy to make over a campfire? A can of refrigerated biscuit dough!

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Eggs on the Grill

Eggs on the Grill
Photo by Baking Nana.

You need just a carton of eggs, a muffin pan, and an outdoor grill to make this simple breakfast. Of course, you can season to taste.

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Ants on a Log

Ants on a Log
Melissa Goff

Even kids can make this fun and healthy snack made with "artfully arranged celery, peanut butter, and raisins," according to recipe creator Michele O'Sullivan.

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Paleo Trail Mix

Paleo Trail Mix
Buckwheat Queen

This filling, paleo-friendly snack consists of just three ingredients: sunflower seeds, almonds, and shredded coconut flakes.

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Campfire Potatoes and Carrots

Campfire Potatoes and Carrots

Though you only need four ingredients to make these campfire veggies, they're anything but bland -- they're seasoned with a package of dry onion soup mix.

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Campfire Pepperoni Pizza

Campfire Pepperoni Pizza

"The smokey flavor from the wood fire puts a great twist on an old favorite and with the help of a pizza stone, doing this over an open fire is easier than you may think," says recipe creator gonefishn.

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Leslie's Salty Grilled Potatoes

potatoes wrapped in foil on a grill

Here's an easy and filling camping recipe you can make with an outdoor grill. These simple potatoes are seasoned with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, but recipe creator Leslie suggests adding Italian seasoning if you have it on hand.

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Flaming Burritos

Flaming Burritos
Kristen R

These kid-friendly burritos are "delicious, fun to make, and require zero cleanup," according to recipe creator KristenR.

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Campfire Chicken Pot Pie

Campfire Chicken Pot Pie

Two cans of soup (cream of chicken and cream of mushroom) make this Dutch oven chicken pot pie extra rich and filling.

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Hobo's Delight

Hobo's Delight
Brooklyne Brechin

Make this cheap and easy dinner in individually cooked foil packets on an outdoor grill. Cooking, eating, and cleaning outdoors has never been easier.

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Campfire Banana Splits

Campfire Banana Splits
Photo by Lillian.

You'll be shocked at how easy it is to make this fun and easy dessert over an open fire. You need just marshmallows, chocolate chips, and bananas.

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Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler

A package of yellow cake mix and a can of cherry pie filling make this shortcut cobbler perfect for your next camping trip.

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Campfire S'mores

Campfire S'mores
Photo by Meredith.

This delicious, 3-ingredient dessert is a campfire classic for a reason: Simple s'mores are sure to please everyone at your campsite.

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Campfire Pineapple Cakes

pineapple sandwiched between donut halves
matt wencl

If you like pineapple upside down cake, you'll love this 5-ingredient campfire dessert made with cake doughnuts and canned pineapple rings.

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More Inspiration

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