Make your next camp out easy with this Simple Weekend Camping Menu. There are three easy meal plans with a total of 27 campsite recipes within this post with a download link to all the menus at the bottom of the post.
Easy Camping Menu Plans
We usually take off for a weekend trip on Friday afternoon, so we will either prepare something at home to eat at the campsite or prep the ingredients so that cooking can be done quickly after arriving.
Easy is also the name of the game for Sunday lunch. We are usually packing up, so a quick bite is a must.
All the camping cookware we use at the campground and within the menus can be found here.
Food for Camping Weekend
Make your next camp trip easier with these three menu camping plans filled with easy camping recipes. Combine for a season full of happy camper tummies!
As you can see, there is a huge variety within these camping menus. With so many options, you can pick your favorite recipes. Add in Frugal Camping Meals and get even more options.
Simple Weekend Camping Menu Plan #1
Friday Dinner: Crab Salad
We make this refreshing Crab Salad ahead of time at home to take for our first night of camping. For a heartier meal, substitute spiral pasta for the coleslaw mix.
Friday Dessert: Nacho S’mores
If you are a fan of s’mores, you will love these S’more Nachos. They are baked over the campfire in a foil pan or on the grill in a cast-iron skillet. This must-make dessert is so yummy, so it is sure to be a hit with everyone!
Saturday Breakfast: Mountain Man Breakfast
Make this hearty Mountain Man Breakfast Casserole in the Dutch oven with your choice of potatoes and meat. The easiest version is created with hash brown potatoes.
Saturday Lunch: Campfire Pizza Sandwiches
Here is a unique way to get a pizza taste over the campfire. The kids will love making their own Pie Iron Pizza Sandwich.
Saturday Snack: Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Sticks
These Bacon-Wrapped Mozzarella Sticks are AMAZING! You will want them for EVERY camping trip!!
Saturday Dinner: Dutch Oven Chicken & Vegetables
This Camping Chicken & Veggies Recipe is one of our very favorite camping meals. There is a little bit of chopping of vegetables involved, but otherwise, you dump it all into the Dutch oven and cook! Seasoning salt adds so much flavor to this filling dish.
Saturday Dessert: Easy Chocolate Cake
Check out this amazing Dutch Oven Chocolate Cake. It is easy to make using a cake mix and a few other fun ingredients.
Sunday Breakfast: Breakfast in a Bag
Here is a fun cooking trick that really works with bacon & eggs. Just make sure to follow the directions for this Breakfast in a Bag carefully!
Saturday Lunch: Reuben Campfire Sandwiches
This yummy Reuben-Inspired Sandwich is toasted in a pie iron..
Easy Camping Menu #2
Friday Dinner: Grilled Nachos
These Campfire Nachos can be prepared with different ingredients, so it is easy to personalize for each person. This is bound to be a favorite for every camping trip!
Friday Dessert: Grilled Peach Crisp
This tasty dessert is cooked over the campfire, so you can grill it at the same time as the nachos. The family is sure to love this Campfire Peach Crisp Recipe.
Saturday Breakfast: French Toast Casserole
This yummy Dutch Oven French Toast Recipe is tastiest if you prep it the night before. Do not forget to pack the syrup!
Saturday Lunch: Frozen Pizza over the Campfire
Yes, you can make Frozen Pizza while Camping! This is sure to be another hit with the kids.
Saturday Snack: S’more Snack Mix
This simple S’mores Snack Mix can be made ahead of time or mixed up out at the campground. This post also contains some (free) camping-themed party decorations that you can download and print.
Saturday Dinner: Salisbury Steak
Saturday Dessert: Dutch Oven Brownies
Sunday Breakfast: Campfire Breakfast Sandwiches
Make a Knock-off Sausage Egg McMuffin over the campfire.
Sunday Lunch: Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches
This huge Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich is made over the campfire. Look at all that cheese!
Weekend Camping Food #3
Friday Dinner: Kielbasa & Cabbage
This Kielbasa and Cabbage Recipe cooks quickly in a cast-iron skillet on a camp stove or over the campfire.
Friday Dessert: Frosting S’mores
S’mores with Frosting is Diana’s favorite way to make a s’more. Pile the chocoloate on thick with this handheld treat.
Saturday Breakfast: Giant Cinnamon Roll
This HUGE Cinnamon Roll is so much fun to make in a Dutch oven!
Saturday Lunch: Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Dogs
This Camping Hot Dog Recipe is a tasty way to dress up a plain old hot dog!
Saturday Snack: Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites
Make these tasty Protein Balls at home before you go to the campground.
Saturday Dinner: Roasted Chicken
This finger-licking Whole Chicken Cooked in the Campfire does NOT look pretty, but it tastes amazing!
Saturday Dessert: Classic Dump Cake
This Dutch Oven Dump Cake is just like the classic recipe, only better! Pineapple and pecans are optional.
Sunday Breakfast: Carrot Cake Oatmeal
Get the taste of a favorite dessert in this healthy camping breakfast recipe.
Sunday Lunch: Charcuterie Board
Build an epic Charcuterie Board using prepared ingredients. This is particularly good for feeding a big group.
As you can see, there is a huge variety within these camping menus. With so many options, you will not be wondering what to cook any longer. These are the top camping recipes.
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