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10 Easy Camping Meals For Family

The best part about summer is camping point. It is fun being with friends and family outdoors away from all the distractions. Although, camping may seem like a thrifty activity, you need to be careful especially when it comes to food. If you are looking for delicious recipes for trying while on a camping trip with your family, then you can get ideas from the delicacies mentioned in this article. Here are 10 easy camping meals that you can try with your family and friends.

Pancakes

Pancakes

Don’t we all love eating pancakes? You can whip up the recipe and put it in a Ziploc bag and let it freeze. Transfer the bag into a cooler when you are leaving for your camping trip. The batter is thawed and ready to use when you need it. If you are worried about not having a dispenser, all you need to do is bunch the batter in the corner and cut off the pointed end. Pour some syrup on the delicious pancakes and they are ready to eat. 

Egg sandwiches

Egg sandwiches

Egg sandwiches make great camping meal. They taste amazing when warmed in the camping fire. Follow the procedure for making them. All you need to do is wrapping in a foil instead of plastic wrap and put into a cooler. Warm on the coals or on a grill. These get warmed quickly and hence you need to be careful. Gorge on these delicious egg sandwiches which are nutritious as well as delicious. 

Omelettes in a bag

Omelettes in a bag

You can make omelettes for your entire family using boiling water and Ziploc bags. Crack the eggs in the bag. Add toppings such as peppers, cheese, onions, sausage, spinach and ham. Place them in a cooler and add to boiling water after a couple of hours. Cook for fifteen minutes. Pull the bag out of boiling water carefully and slide the omelette on a serving plate. 

Campfire Pizza

Campfire Pizza

This recipe would please your camping crowd. Roll the pizza dough in the form of a rectangle. Use refrigerated dough or make your own. Add half cup of tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and toppings that you would love to have. Roll the dough up similar to cinnamon rolls and pinch the end for creating a log of pizza. For a twist, sprinkle parsley on the roll. Wrap in a foil and freeze. This will thaw and make the rolls ready by the dinnertime. You can cook on a grill or put on the logs for thirty minutes. Keep flipping for even cooking. Cut or pull apart to serve. Would not it be great to indulge in a pizza treat during camping? Kids and everybody would enjoy this delicacy. 

Taco soup

Taco soup

You can make easy taco soup. All you need is cans of stewed tomatoes, a cup of frozen or canned corn, 2 cups of canned or homemade beans, a packet of taco seasoning and cooked ground beef. Throw the contents in to a pot and cook. Cool, freeze and reseal in freezer bags. Place in a cooker when done, dump the contents in a pot and simmer when you want to have your meal.

Campfire sandwiches

Campfire sandwiches

These are ideal for dinner or lunch. You will require French bread, slices of cheese, mustard, butter and ham. You can substitute cheese and ham. Cut 12 slices through the loaf for creating six sandwiches. Stir together butter and mustard. Spread on the slices of bread. Fold the slice of cheese in half and add ham in the middle. Stick the cheese and ham into the slots. Wrap the sandwich in foil. Place on coals or on a grill. Keep moving frequently. Cook until the cheese has melted. Remove and serve. This is a delicious treat that people will love indulging in. 

Curly dogs

Curly dogs

This recipe is a twist in the normal hot dog delicacy. You need a package of crescent rolls and hot dogs. Wrap the crescent roll around the hot dog and roast on campfire fork till the dough is completely cooked. The dough takes 10 minutes to cook. Make sure you are careful or else you would end up burning your curly hot dogs. Add toppings of your choice and serve the campers. 

Campfire roasted apples

Campfire roasted apples

This is a yummy and easy dessert. You would require four ingredients- cinnamon, apples, butter and sugar. Slice the apples in a manner that they would retain the shape. Place the apple on a foil. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on all the slices. Add butter to the centre of the apple. Wrap the foil around and secure the apple. Add apples to the coals by turning every 5 minutes. Remove from the fire and let it cool. All dessert lovers would love indulging in this dessert. 

Campfire éclairs

Campfire éclairs

You just need three ingredients for creating this dessert: cool whip, chocolate frosting and a package of crescent rolls. Wrap the rolls around hot dog sticks. Hold over hot coals and turn constantly to prevent burning. The recipe can be cooked in 10 minutes. Remove the stick and fill with cool whip. Frost the top. You can use different fillings as per your choice. You can use chocolate syrup or anything else that appeals to your taste buds. 

Cake in an orange

Cake in an orange

You need to cook this cake in an orange. Cut the orange top and scoop out the flesh. Keep the top part secure as you will need this to put back together. Fill the orange with a cake mix that has been prepared. Homemade batter would also do. Cover the top of the orange and wrap in a foil. Tuck it over hot coals for about 20 minutes. Turn every five minutes to prevent burning the orange. Let it cool for five minutes and then dig in. This is a unique recipe that all the members of your camping trip would love indulging in. The citrus flavour in your cake is the twist worth indulging in.



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  • Oh, some taco soup with some egg sandwiches and then a bunch of pancakes! Yummy yum yum! I just had this exact thing about 3 weeks ago and it was pretty sweet. Whenever we go camping we bring a lot of food with us and there’s always some nice combination to try out!

    Alexia

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