If you love camping and love breakfast, then you're going to love this list. I'm always looking for new ideas when it comes to cooking over an open flame. So, I searched the web to find some new recipes for our next camping trip and you'll find my favorites of the bunch below.
Also, be sure to check out my list of 18 awesome tin foil camping recipes here. 🙂
Toad in a HoleSausage + maple syrup = awesome. This isn't the quickest of the bunch, but it's fully worth the effort (and you can make it up to 1 day in advance if you store it in an airtight cooler). You'll need a cast iron skillet to make these sausage stuffed pancakes. You can find the full recipe and instructions here.
Campfire Beer PancakesI don't know that you'd want to feed this one to the kids, but it makes an amazingly awesome breakfast for the adults. You can use any pale lager to make this recipe – which one you use will depend on your taste. Also, while the recipe calls for a pale lager, we've seen this recipe successfully used with Guinness beer. You can find the full recipe (which uses a cast iron skillet) here.
Campfire Three Cheese Potatoes RecipeGive your traditional home fries a bit of a tasty twist with this recipe. By adding Parmesan, Cheddar and Mozzarella (and bacon!) you get a cheesy rendition that goes great with any campfire breakfast main dish. You can find the full recipe and instructions for making this tin foil recipe here.
Campfire Breakfast BurritosMy husband loves breakfast burritos even when we're not camping so this was an easy choice for us. Tortillas, potatoes, sausage, onions, cheese, eggs, refried beans (and we also added bacon) – this breakfast burrito has it all. You can find the recipe and instructions for this ridiculously easy tin foil camping recipe here.
Hobo Breakfast PiesThis is basically the breakfast version of grilled cheese, LOL. But unlike your traditional grilled cheese, these grilled sandwiches also feature eggs and sausage. If you have a cast iron skillet, you can cook these over the campfire without issue.
If you don't bring a cast iron skillet along on your camping trips, you may want to look into the Hobo Pie Iron (available at Amazon here). They're awesome for creating just about any kind of melted sandwich concoction you can dream up. For the recipe and instructions for the Hobo Breakfast pies above, click here.
Sausage, Egg & Cheese CasseroleCasseroles are always a big hit with campfire cooks because they're easy for us to make. This one is a hit with the kids too. And the crescent rolls make it easy to pick up and eat with your hands. 🙂 By using a tinfoil pan, you're able to cook this right on any standard campfire grate. For the full recipe, click here.
Deep Dish Campfire Breakfast PizzaWho says Pizza isn't for breakfast? This deep dish campfire pizza recipe combines bacon, sausage, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, eggs and cheese with crescent rolls to make an amazingly easy campfire breakfast. You'll need a dutch oven, but the results are well worth it. You can find the full recipe and instructions here.
Lumberjack Tin Foil Breakfast RecipeEveryone loves a tinfoil breakfast. Mainly because they're easy and they can be cooked individually so that folks can eat at different times depending on their day's activities. This lumberjack breakfast is easy to prep, simple to cook and tastes awesome. You can find the full recipe and instructions (and some other awesome campfire recipes) here.
Campfire Blueberry Orange MuffinsI totally admit I was skeptical on this one. Muffins… cooked in orange rinds? Easy? Check. You literally throw them in the fire to cook them (the orange peel insulates it from burning). Quick? Check. They take less than 20 minutes to both prep and cook combined. Tasty? You betcha. Looks can be deceiving, LOL. This is a definite keeper. You can grab the full recipe and instructions here.
Campfire Monkey BreadThis could be both a snack or a breakfast (they're sort of like Munchkins from Dunkin Donuts). The kids love when it's a breakfast, LOL. You'll need a dutch oven or pie iron to make this recipe, but the prep is super easy (enough so that the kids can do it themselves!). You'll find the complete recipe and instructions here.
Campfire French ToastFew recipes yield such amazing results in such a short amount of time. And the best part is, this recipe is the same whether you're cooking it on the stove or over a campfire. You can find the full recipe over at the Mother Nature Network here.
How to fold tin foil packs like a pro
As a side note, if you're looking to become a tinfoil packet folding pro, you may like this video tutorial on the topic below.
Check out our free printable family camping trip checklist!
Have a quick and easy campfire breakfast recipe to add? Be sure to share your favorites in the comments below!