Delectably Easy Camping Recipes for Kids

Kids Camping Recipes
Food is an important part of any camping trip. However, making food for children is tough if they are fussy eaters. These easy-to-make recipes provided in this article will do well for kids who are out camping. Not only are they simple to prepare, but they're delicious and a hit among children.
ThrillSpire Staff
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018
If you are planning to go camping this weekend, and are wondering what you can do to make the experience more interesting for your kids - here is an interesting idea! How about you let the children cook up some interesting food? Cooking is the most enjoyable when there is room for creativity and participation by everyone! Try out these easy kids camping recipes to add a twist to your trip!

Fruit and Cheese Sticks
The kids will have a great time making these colorful fruit snacks for sure! Sweet and tangy fruit combined with the soft cheese cubes, these snacks are not just healthy and delicious, but also extremely easy to make!

  • Diced pineapple
  • Diced strawberries
  • Seeded cherries
  • Diced cantaloupe
  • Diced cheese cubes
  • Toothpicks/cocktail sticks
Preparation: Just place the diced fruits and cheese cubes in separate bowls. Ask the kids to pick up the toothpicks and spear the fruits of their choice along with the cheese cubes! They will have a great time coming up with different fruit combinations, and you can join in as well! Cooking doesn't get more interactive than this!

Easy and Delicious Campfire Pizza
Although a cheese and fruit snack can be a great appetizer, it cannot be the main course. When it comes to pizza, children never say no - so here is an interesting campfire pizza recipe for the tiny tots!

  • Pita bread
  • Pizza sauce
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chopped olives
  • Chopped jalapeno peppers
  • Mozzarella cheese
Preparation: You can ask the kids to spread the pizza sauce on the pita breads. Allow them to add toppings of their choice as well as wholesome amounts of shredded cheese. Fold the pizza in a foil and hold it over the campfire grill. Allow it to cook, but keep checking regularly to ensure that it does not get burnt!

Strawberry and Nutty Cookie Sandwich
Desserts in camping food need not be boring and predictable! Here is an innovative dessert, which can be easily made, and is an interesting activity for children and adults to participate! The combination of crunchy cookies with soft marshmallow cream and crispy nuts, topped with yummy strawberry jam is simply mouth-watering!

  • Marshmallow cream
  • Toasted and sliced almonds
  • Toasted and sliced cashews
  • Oatmeal cookies
  • Strawberry Jam/Preserves
Preparation: Spread generous quantities of marshmallow cream onto an oatmeal cookie. Add the sliced almonds and cashew nuts on the cream layer. Place another cookie on top of the cream and nuts. Press the two cookies together and top it with a spoonful of yummy strawberry jam or preserves.
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