Campfire Recipes For Kids To Make

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For a lot of families, camping is a summer tradition that they don’t want to miss. While there may be lots of things to do after you have the tent pitched, there may not be a lot of things to eat. You certainly don’t want to open up a can of beans and cold hot dogs for dinner. Here are some great campfire recipes for kids to make.

Campfire Recipes For Kids To Make

Campfire Meatball Stew


1 pound of Italian sausage, crumbled

½ head of large cabbage, chopped

1 onion, chopped

S small cans of tomato sauce

Salt and pepper to taste


Take a large piece of aluminum foil and lay it out on the table. In the center of the foil, arrange the sausage, cabbage and onion. Pour both cans of tomato sauce over the meat and veggies. Add salt and pepper to taste. Fold the aluminum foil so it creates a packet, place over campfire or charcoal grill and cook until done.

Muffins Inside Orange Peels


Six oranges

One muffin mix, the kind where you just add water


Slice the top of each of the oranges and scoop out the insides, leaving the peel intact. Fill each of the orange peels with muffin mix until 2/3 full. Wrap the bottom part of the orange with foil paper. Set the foil paper directly into the hot coals and let it set for 10-15 minutes.

Tacos in a Bag


One small bag of Doritos per camper

½ cup of cooked ground meat

Shredded lettuce

Shredded cheddar cheese

Diced onions

Diced tomatoes



Open the bag of chips and let everyone add the ingredients they want. Fold the top part of the bag and crunch it so everything inside gets mixed up; shake the bad slightly if desired. Open the bag and serve with fork or spoon.

Campfire Breakfast


6 eggs

Chopped ham

Shredded cheddar cheese

Diced potatoes

Garlic salt

Salt and pepper


Using a muffin tin, place one egg in each tin. Add ham and cheddar cheese. In the remaining six empty tins, place the potatoes and sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper. Bake until done over a campfire using a grate.

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