47+ Winter Camping Recipes To Keep You Warm While Camping In Cold Weather!

Are you ready for some awesome camping food for your cold weather trips?

These winter camping
recipes
include some of your favorite comfort foods that make the perfect
warm camping meals when you want to stay toasty while the outside air
temperatures are frosty cold!

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Warm Camping Meals For Wintry Weather Camping

You can cozy-up to a hot campfire on your winter camping trips as you prepare these yummy camp meals … or when you are in high elevations when the weather is cold in the spring and fall seasons too, like White Mountain Arizona camping destinations.


Beverages

Campfire Hot Chocolate

You can’t go camping in the winter and not have a few mugs of hot cocoa!

Sipping a hot beverage warms you from the inside out and it is one of my favorite ways to stay warm in a tent on cold camp trips.

Campfire Hot Cocoa - Camping For Foodies .com

Breakfast

Dutch Baby Camping Recipe

This camp breakfast is easy and sooooooooo delicious!

Dutch Oven Camping Recipe Savory Dutch Baby by CampingForFoodies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Camping Pancakes

You can make yummy pancakes on a camping stove or use a griddle right over your campfire!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Camp Stove Pancakes Fun And Easy Breakfast Camping Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

Mountain Man Breakfast Dutch Oven Recipe

Eggs, hash browns, meat and cheese all in one pot … you’re gonna love this Mountain Man meal!

Mountain Man Breakfast Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Cowboy Breakfast Skillet

Make this one pot breakfast skillet over your morning campfire … just like the cowboys do! This hearty breakfast lets you cook your eggs sunny side up and scrambled at the same time. The eggs cook in a bed of sausage, onions, bell pepper and potatoes. The entire skillet is topped with cheddar cheese and green onions.

Campfire Breakfast by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron skillet on a campfire cooking grate filled with a cowboy skillet breakfast including sausage, potatoes, onions, and eggs cooked two ways, scrambled and sunny side up and topped with melted cheddar cheese and sliced green onions. English muffins are alongside the skillet as they are being toasted over the campfire with text over the image that reads campfire breakfast.

Dutch Oven Campfire French Toast

You don’t have to make individual servings of French toast when you serve this Dutch oven version for breakfast!

Camping Dutch Oven Cinnamon Campfire French Toast With Powdered Sugar Glaze by CampingForFoodies

Camping Breakfast Burritos

Chorizo sausage adds a spicy Mexican flair to this favorite camp breakfast.

Breakfast Burrito Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a sausage and egg breakfast burrito topped with sour cream and cilantro on a blue camping plate ready to be served at the campsite alongside a cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with the sausage and egg filling, all are sitting on a campfire grill grate in a campfire ring with text over the image that reads breakfast burrito camping recipe.

Muffin Tin Campfire Eggs

If you want an easy camping breakfast, set up an ingredient bar and let each camper create their own muffin tin eggs!

Muffin Tin Eggs On The Campfire Recipe - The Perfect Camping Breakfast To Feed A Crowd - Camping For Foodies .com

We carry an over-fire grate in our campfire cooking kit for the trips when we are in remote locations without grates over established fire rings.


Dinner


Dutch Oven Chili: Secret Family Recipe Revealed

We can all agree that chili is one of the top meals for winter camp trips. This recipe is one of the BEST and I’m able to share it with you because my brother-in-law finally spilled the beans on his secret recipe that uses a homemade spice mix, ground beef, Italian sausage and a splash of beer!

Dutch Oven Chili by CampingForFoodies features a blue camp bowl filled with Dutch oven beef chili topped with freshly made cornbread sitting in front of two camp Dutch ovens, one filled with campfire chili and the other filled with jalapeno cornbread with a slice removed and text over the image that reads Dutch oven chili.

One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Camping Pasta

Enjoy velvety smooth comfort food from Louisiana when you make this one pot dinner! Pre-cooked chicken makes this meal come together lightning-fast without sacrificing flavor. Mix in some cream cheese, Cajun spices, fire roasted tomatoes and a jalapeno pepper for a touch of spiciness to balance out the rich sauce.

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta One Pot Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping dinner plate filled with bowtie pasta and sliced chicken in a creamy Cajun sauce sitting in front of a cast iron camp Dutch oven with more of the pasta recipe and serving spoon next to the Dutch oven lid that is leaning against a log for the campfire with text over the image that reads Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta.

Campfire Stew

I love making hearty one pot camping meals that include meat and veggies like this stew that has a tomato sauce base to form a rich and hearty dinner.

Campfire Stew Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Hot Italian Sausage Camping Soup

This soup is so substantial, just add some crusty bread and you have a meal!

Is is one of my favorite meals to serve when we are experiencing a camping themed Christmas in a location with really cold weather.

In addition to enjoying warm comfort foods, wear winter camping clothes to protect your body from dangerously bitter temperatures.

Hot Italian Sausage Soup Recipe - Add Crusty Bread To Make A Meal - Dutch Oven Recipes For Camping - Camping For Foodies .com

Dutch Oven Chicken And Potatoes

Do you want to eat your warm and hearty meals with a spoon or fork? You have the choice with this one pot dinner that combines chicken, potatoes and carrots. Cook it till the chicken is done and there is still some broth in the pot for a stew-type texture … cook it a little longer and let the broth reduce for a meal you eat on a plate with a fork.

Camping Dutch Oven Chicken And Potatoes by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting in a campfire ring with a wooden log burning in the background, the pot is filled with a camping dinner of chicken, potatoes and carrots all topped with bright green parsley, the text over the image reads chicken and potatoes.

Dutch Oven Beef Stroganoff Camping Recipe

You don’t have to cook the pasta separately for this yummy meal … you cook it directly in the sauce!

This Dutch Oven Beef Stroganoff Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is ready for serving as it sits in a camp Dutch oven inside a campfire ring on a sunny camp day. The golden colored pasta is mixed with the creamy sauce and meat, all covered with bright green fresh parsley.

Dutch Oven Thai Campfire Chicken

When you plan a busy camping trip and want to spend most of your time experiencing the great outdoors rather than cooking, try these make ahead camping meals instead of just boiling a hot dog!

Make-Ahead Dutch Oven Thai Campfire Chicken Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Easy Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie With Refrigerated Biscuits

It does not have to be difficult to make chicken pot pie at the campsite. This yummy recipe uses only an upper crust that is made really simply by using refrigerator biscuits and frozen mixed veggies that are already chopped for you!

Campfire Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping plate filled with a big helping of chicken pot pie dinner in front of a cast iron camp Dutch oven with a serving spoon and a fluffy biscuit upper-crust chicken pot pie with carrots, peas, green beans and corn with text over the image that reads chicken pot pie.

Dutch Oven Pot Roast Camping Recipe

You want a fork-tender pot roast on your cold weather camping trips?

This one is FANTASTIC … and it is easy too!

Campfire Roast Beef Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is a Mexican flavored recipe with slices of roast beef, potatoes and colorful vegetables on a blue camping plate ready to be served with a background of the partially sliced beef sitting in a cast iron campfire Dutch oven on a grate over a campfire alongside a cast iron skillet with charred green beans, peas and carrots; the text over the image reads campfire roast beef.

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Dutch Oven Jambalaya

You’ll love this family-friendly jambalaya featuring a thick tomato sauce that is not too spicy. You can prep most of this meal at home so cooking is quick at the campsite. The chicken, sausage and shrimp are beautifully served over a bed of fluffy rice.

Dutch Oven Jambalaya by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camping Dutch oven filled with chicken, sausage and shrimp jambalaya alongside a pot of white rice in the background and a cast iron lid resting against a camping fire ring with text over the image that reads Dutch Oven Jambalaya.

Camping Enchiladas

Have a Mexican feast with these delicious chicken enchiladas!

Cast Iron Dutch Oven Chicken Enchiladas by CampingForFoodies features a camp Dutch oven with baked chicken enchiladas in a red sauce covered with a golden yellow melted cheddar cheese and topped with bright green chopped cilantro all ready to be served at the campsite along with a cast iron Dutch oven lid in the background setting on a charcoal chimney and grey ash covered charcoals on the lid with text over the image that reads chicken enchiladas.

Campfire Chili

Try this award-winning chili recipe on your next winter camping trip!

Dutch Oven Campfire Chili - Camping For Foodies .com

One Pot Spaghetti Camping Recipe

This spaghetti cooks right in the sauce so you don’t have to separately boil the pasta!

Spaghetti One Pot Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a large black cast iron skillet setting on a tree stump against a background of beautiful rock formations and evergreen trees at a campsite, the pan is filled with pasta cooked in a sausage tomato sauce and topped with fresh basil and parmesan cheese with text over the image that reads spaghetti one pot camping recipe.

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Dutch Oven Campfire Gumbo

If you are feeding a crowd, this gumbo is worth the effort!

Dutch Oven Gumbo Campfire Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

Hobo Stew Camping Foil Packets

These simple hobo packets cook in only 20 minutes over your campfire!

Hobo Stew Recipe For A Campfire That Cooks In Foil Packets - Camping For Foodies .com

Dutch Oven Dijon Chicken

This quick and simple Dijon mustard sauce turns a regular piece of chicken into a yummy entrée.

Simple, Easy And Creamy Cast Iron Campfire Dutch Oven Dijon Mustard Sauce Chicken Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Dutch Oven Sausage

These beer brats, onions, peppers and potatoes in a yummy beef broth are quick and easy to prep in only 5 minutes!

Dutch Oven Sausage Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a one pot camping meal that is ready to be served at the campsite and includes browned beer brats over onions, peppers and potatoes in a delicious beef broth with text over the image that reads Dutch oven sausage camping recipe.

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Campfire White Chili

Forget about black beans, this white chili uses turkey and white beans with Mexican spices to create a fabulously flavorful campfire chili meal!

If you don’t want to cook outside, recipes like this chili can be made inside on an camper’s stove top. Get more winter RV tips for your next cold-weather adventure!

Campfire White Chili Recipe - Camping For Foodies .com

Dutch Oven Latin Campfire Chicken

One pot meals made over a campfire are comforting and cozy for cold weather trips!

Latin Campfire Chicken by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron camp Dutch oven in a campfire ring setting on a cooking grate filled with cooked chicken, sweet potatoes, red bell pepper, black beans and cilantro ready for serving at the campsite with a roaring campfire in the background with text over the image that reads Latin campfire chicken.

Dutch Oven Campfire Goulash

Goulash sound old-fashioned and boring?

Not this one!

It is easy and totally flavorful!

Campfire Goulash by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting on a grate in a campfire ring with a campfire burning in the background, the pot is filled with goulash and sprinkled with parmesan cheese and ready to be served with text over the image that reads campfire goulash.

Dutch Oven Pasta Stuffed Manicotti

You might think you left your campsite to dine at a nice Italian restaurant when you enjoy this stuffed manicotti dinner!

It is so good but made easy for camping!

Dutch Oven Pasta Stuffed Manicotti Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a camp Dutch oven with a scoop of the meal taken out and placed on a blue camping plate ready to eat at the campsite with text over the image that reads stuffed manicotti camping recipe.

Dutch Oven Chicken And Rice Camping Recipe

Good, old-fashioned chicken and rice!

This recipe is made easy for the campsite WITHOUT using canned soup!

Dutch Oven Chicken And Rice Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven filled with a creamy chicken and rice recipe that include carrots and peas and is ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Dutch oven chicken and rice.

Camp Oven Chicken Curry

Add a little extra heat to your winter meals with some curry and a few red pepper flakes!

Dutch Oven Chicken Curry by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron Dutch oven on a campfire cooking grate filled with curry chicken in a yellow sauce with potatoes and carrots and a campfire blazing in the background with text over the image that reads Dutch oven chicken curry.

Dutch Oven White Chicken Chili

You really can’t have too many chili recipes for your cold-weather trips! This version of white chili uses cubed chicken breast meat and great Northern beans as its base. The Mexican flavors come from cumin, green chiles and cilantro while the thick and creamy texture is simply achieved with cream cheese.

White Chicken Chili Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a blue camping bowl filled with rich and creamy white chicken chili, on a blue camping plate with toasted wedges of flour tortillas with text over the image that reads white chicken chili.

Dutch Oven Spaghetti And Meatballs

These homemade meatballs are a little extra work but totally worth it. The touch of red wine in the sauce creates a wonderful depth of flavor for the sauce and the meatballs that simmer to an amazing tender texture.

Dutch Oven Drunken Meatballs Over Spaghetti by CampingForFoodies features a big bowl of pasta topped with meatballs in a red wine and tomato sauce, ready to be served famiily-style at the campsite with text over the image that reads Dutch Oven Drunken Meatballs Over Spaghetti.

Dutch Oven Pork Chops And Rice

One-pot Dutch oven dinners are really nice for wintertime campfire cooking! These pork chops turn into an Italian feast as they cook with rice and a bit of onion, garlic, oregano, bell pepper and tomatoes.

Pork Chops And Rice Dutch Oven Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a black cast iron Dutch oven filled with a meal ready to be served at the campsite alongside a blue camp plate topped with a single serving that includes a bed of rice mixed with onions, green pepper strips and tomatoes topped with a pork chop with text over the image that reads pork chops and rice.

Reuben Sandwich Camping Recipe

Take a hot grilled sandwich and add a side of mac and cheese to make a nice warm dinner.

Pastrami Reuben Sandwich Recipe, the perfect fast camp dinner, next to zero prep! Butter bread, layer 6 flavorful ingredients, toast them, done! - Camping For Foodies .com

Appetizers And Snacks

Foil Packet Spiced Nuts

You won’t believe how scrumptious this simple snack recipe tastes!

Spiced-Up Mixed Nuts Camping Recipe With Food Requiring No Refrigeration by CampingForFoodies

Campfire Spinach Dip

WARNING: This camping appetizer can spoil your dinner appetite … you can’t stop eating it!

This awesome hot cheesy spinach artichoke dip campfire Dutch oven appetizer recipe is one of our favorite camping recipes and easy campingforfoodies appetizers for outdoor cooking over campfires!

Sides

Dutch Oven Camping Cornbread

Cornbread pairs well with chili and the leftovers make a tasty s nack!

Campfire Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cornbread Camping Recipe perfect for outdoor cooking and a side dish for your camping meals

Campfire Veggie Packets

Veggie foil packs make a great side dish or main dish for vegetarians!

Campfire Vegetables by CampingForFoodies features a foil pack of cooked vegetables including broccoli, carrots, cherry tomatoes and garlic ready to be served at the campsite and text over the image that reads campfire vegetables.

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Camping Potatoes In Foil

These potatoes feature a bit of onion, garlic, bell pepper, butter, salt and pepper that cook in a foil packet directly over a campfire or camp grill!

Camping Potatoes by CampingForFoodies features a camping side dish that is sitting in an opened foil packet ready to be served that includes sliced potatoes and green bell peppers seasoned with garlic and butter with text over the image that reads camping potatoes.

Thanksgiving Foil Packets

These sweet potatoes in tin foil regularly appear on our camping Thanksgiving dinner table! But they are so good and easy, that is not the only time we eat them. Try these potatoes with a simple piece of grilled meat.

Foil Packet Grilled Spiced Potatoes - Camping For Foodies .com

Dutch Oven Mac And Cheese Camping Recipe

Nothing says warm and cozy like a big helping of the ultimate comfort food … mac and cheese!

Mac And Cheese Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven pot filled with creamy macaroni and cheese topped with a golden brown crumb topping ready to be served at the campsite with a campfire roaring in the background with text over the image that reads Mac And Cheese Dutch Oven Camping Recipe.

Desserts

Dutch Oven S’mores Brownies

These oooey, gooey brownies are served warm and they are extraordinarily delectable!

Smores Brownies Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a Dutch oven filled with baked brownies that are topped with graham cracker and marshmallow toppings and a Dutch oven lid in the background with spent charcoal setting on top and text over the image that reads camping Dutch oven smores brownies.

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Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This cake is our family’s choice when it comes to celebrating our birthdays on camping trips!

This is a photo of a Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. The moist cake is covered with gooey pineapples dotted with cherries sitting on a table in the mountains at a remote camping site.

10 Mouth-Watering Smores Variations

Try the Tropical Therapy s’more variation and you’ll see why it is my absolute favorite!

10 Campfire S'mores Recipes S'more Variations That Will Make Your Mouth Water - Camping For Foodies .com

If you don’t do a lot of campfire cooking, you might need a few pointers.

We’ve got tips for starting your campfire, the best cooking equipment, tips for cooking over open flames and more!

Learn everything you need to know about campfire cooking!

Cooking With Campfires Like A Pro by CampingForFoodies is a cast iron camp Dutch oven sitting in a camp fire ring and is filled with Italian Chicken Cacciatore in a red sauce with bright green and red bell peppers, beside the oven is a loaf of garlic bread that is wrapped in foil and cooking directly on the coals of a campfire, the entire meal is ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image reading campfire cooking.

More Amazing Camping Recipes For Every Season Of The Year

Winter Camping Recipes by CampingForFoodies features a cast iron camp Dutch oven with coals on top of the lid and a lid lifter ready to remove the top to check on the food cooking inside, in the background a campfire is burning with orange, red and yellow flames inside the campfire ring with text over the image that reads winter camping recipes.

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