8 Easy Camping Breakfast Ideas

Easy Camping Breakfast Ideas

Easy Camping Breakfast Ideas For Your Next Trip

When camping, many people think that this means having nothing but trail mix and water to live off of. That is simply not the case! There are tons of delicious meals that can be prepared over the campfire or when using a camp stove.

While most people think about hot dogs and hamburgers, what does this leave for breakfast? No, you don’t have to eat cold pop tarts or granola bars each morning that you are camping.

There are tons of easy breakfast meals that you can prepare that morning that are going to be filling and get your day started right!

We have compiled some of the best breakfast ideas for an easy breakfast while camping.


Blueberry Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes? And add in some blueberries, you have an anti-oxidant filled breakfast that will keep you going for hours. What makes this breakfast super simple is that there is no batter to prepare.

Instead, you take aluminum foil and crumble up some leftover hot dog buns or bread. Then put a little milk to soften this bread up, add in the blueberries and cook on top of the camp stove or the open fire.

Once this has slightly browned, remove and add your syrup, whipped cream or whatever else that you want!

Sausage Breakfast Skillet

This is a complete meal that only takes one skillet! Making it super easy, and you could prepare the ingredients before you go camping, making it as simple as adding in the ingredients from baggies.


  • Breakfast sausages
  • 2 piece of bacon chopped for flavor
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 chopped up potatoes that have already been baked
  • 1 pepper, chopped

Add everything into the skillet and then grill for a plate of scrumptious delight!


Campfire Cinnamon Rolls

This is a super easy breakfast recipe to make. You can do this from scratch, however, it can make it even easier if you simply get a tube of refrigerated cinnamon roll dough.

Separate these pieces and place this into your cast iron skillet. Then place these into the campfire with a lid on top. On top of this lid, be sure to place hot coals or some hot wood on the top to bake these fully.

You will want to cook these for around 10 minutes. Once they have been removed from the heat, cover these with icing for a complete sweet meal!

Campfire Bacon

Who doesn’t love bacon for breakfast? Here is an easy way to make this that you can combine with other items or simply make it a bacon breakfast. All you need is bacon on some skewers.

You will want to weave the bacon onto the skewer with a gap between the weaves so that the campfire gets each piece. Remember, that this may pop and sizzle with fire, but that is just the bacon grease.

You will want to rotate the skewers even 5 minutes or so to ensure that the bacon is crisped evenly.

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

There is nothing easier for breakfast than something that you can fix the night before and eat in the morning. Here are the ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp of unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbsp of Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp of maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 apple, chopped

Place all the ingredients, minus the chopped apple into a mason jar. Place the lid on this, shake and then refrigerate or place into your cooler that has ice in it.

Add in the chopped apples in the morning when you are ready to eat!

Breakfast Scrambler

This is an easy one dish that you can make in the morning and everyone is going to love this! The ingredients are:

  • 6 cups of thawed hash browns
  • 2 cups of diced ham
  • 6 whole eggs
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of green onion, diced
  • A little salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup of diced tomato

Have a throwaway tin plan and spray this with cooking spray to ensure that nothing sticks. Put in the hash browns and ham.

Meanwhile, whisk the eggs and milk together. Stir in the cheese, green onions and tomatoes, then pour this over the hash browns and ham.

Cook on the campfire for 30 minutes or so until the edges of the casserole are brown and the eggs are done. Be sure to cover this with foil so that it cooks evenly.


Foil Wrapped Ham, Egg and Cheese Pockets

The convenience of a Hot Pocket, but easy enough to make while camping, that is why this recipe is one that many people have as their favorite. And better yet, this is something that the entire family can help with making since they are so simple.

Start with a square of aluminum foil to wrap these and cook in. Then you will need:

  1. Tortilla shells
  2. Eggs
  3. Ham
  4. Shredded cheese

Now that you have the ingredients, place the tortilla on the aluminum foil. Add the ham on the bottom and then the shredded cheese.

Make a well with the cheese and then crack the egg into this. Fold the tortilla, wrap this with aluminum foil and then cook on the grill or over the campfire for up to 25 minutes or longer, depending upon the head of the campfire.

Campfire Breakfast Burritos

There is nothing easier than making burritos over the campfire, as they are easy to make and they have little to no cleanup about them! To make these, you are going to need:

  • 1 cup of frozen hash browns
  • 8 ounces of ham
  • 12 eggs
  • Taco seasoning
  • Can of green chilis (if you want this spicy)
  • 2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro
  • 8 tortillas

Cook the hash browns in your cast iron skillet for a few minutes, then add in the ham. You will want to cook this for about ten minutes.

In a large, whisk the eggs together and add in the taco seasoning. Pour the eggs into the hash brown and ham combination and then scramble these all together.

Add in the green chilis, cheese and cilantro. Then put about 1/8 of the mixture onto the tortilla shell and roll these.

Once these are full, you can place the burritos that are wrapped in aluminum foil for about 10 to 15 minutes on the hot stove or over the campfire.

Whether you want something spicy or something sweet, you are going to find that you don’t have to eat cereal bars or bagels at your next camping trip.

They always say that the key to a productive day is a good breakfast, and with these easy breakfast ideas, you are going to find that it is easier than ever to have the best day possible.

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