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!
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.
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.
Can you even think of breakfast in the great outdoors without a hot cup of java? If you want to make a shot of espresso or a cup of strong black pot of coffee, these tips will show you the BEST methods to brew camp coffee.
Think freshly baked cinnamon rolls are impossible at the campsite? You’ll be amazed at how easy these are and how yummy they taste. Give yourself plenty of time for the frozen dinner roll dough balls to thaw and rise. They only take 5 minutes of prep and 30 minutes of baking time.
When you need to feed big appetites, put this massive burger on your breakfast menu! There are no sides … everything is between the potato hamburger buns! The sausage patty is piled high with cheddar cheese, maple bacon, a golden hash brown patty and a fried egg!
The fall and winter seasons are marked with seasonal flavors … like pumpkin and peppermint. If you enjoy partaking in the “pumpkin frenzy” you will LOVE these almost-gourmet pancakes that can be made over a campfire using a cast iron griddle or skillet.
This camp breakfast is easy and sooooooooo delicious!
You can make yummy pancakes on a camping stove or use a griddle right over your campfire!
Eggs, hash browns, meat and cheese all in one pot … you’re gonna love this Mountain Man meal!
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.
You don’t have to make individual servings of French toast when you serve this Dutch oven version for breakfast!
Chorizo sausage adds a spicy Mexican flair to this favorite camp breakfast.
If you want an easy camping breakfast, set up an ingredient bar and let each camper create their own muffin tin eggs!
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.
Looking for a lazy man’s lasagna? This is it! This Pesto Pasta Bake combines oven-ready noodles with Italian sausage, basil pesto and 3 cheeses to make a simple one-pot dinner!
If this stew keeps cowboys warm on the trail, it’ll keep you warm on cold-weather camp trips! The ground beef, andouille sausage and slices of bacon combine to provide awesome flavor to the potatoes, canned tomatoes, green beans, corn, pinto beans and green chilies!
This zesty meatloaf tastes amazing because it uses ground beef and Italian sausage. Then, it’s topped with bacon and a simple homemade glaze.
You’ll please finicky kids and fussy adults with this yummy classic meal that features ground beef, beans, tomatoes and cheese. This is a super fast dinner to prep at the campsite but it also works well as a make-ahead meal you just reheat at camp.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
You don’t have to cook the pasta separately for this yummy meal … you cook it directly in the sauce!
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!
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!
You want a fork-tender pot roast on your cold weather camping trips?
This one is FANTASTIC … and it is easy too!
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.
Have a Mexican feast with these delicious chicken enchiladas!
Try this award-winning chili recipe on your next winter camping trip!
This spaghetti cooks right in the sauce so you don’t have to separately boil the pasta!
If you are feeding a crowd, this gumbo is worth the effort!
These simple hobo packets cook in only 20 minutes over your campfire!
This quick and simple Dijon mustard sauce turns a regular piece of chicken into a yummy entrée.
These beer brats, onions, peppers and potatoes in a yummy beef broth are quick and easy to prep in only 5 minutes!
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!
One pot meals made over a campfire are comforting and cozy for cold weather trips!
Goulash sound old-fashioned and boring?
Not this one!
It is easy and totally flavorful!
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!
Good, old-fashioned chicken and rice!
This recipe is made easy for the campsite WITHOUT using canned soup!
Add a little extra heat to your winter meals with some curry and a few red pepper flakes!
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.
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.
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.
Take a hot grilled sandwich and add a side of mac and cheese to make a nice warm dinner.
Appetizers And Snacks
You won’t believe how scrumptious this simple snack recipe tastes!
WARNING: This camping appetizer can spoil your dinner appetite … you can’t stop eating it!
Cornbread pairs well with chili and the leftovers make a tasty s nack!
Veggie foil packs make a great side dish or main dish for vegetarians!
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!
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.
Nothing says warm and cozy like a big helping of the ultimate comfort food … mac and cheese!
These oooey, gooey brownies are served warm and they are extraordinarily delectable!
This cake is our family’s choice when it comes to celebrating our birthdays on camping trips!
Try the Tropical Therapy s’more variation and you’ll see why it is my absolute favorite!
If you don’t do a lot of campfire cooking, you might need a few pointers.
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