25 Yummy Camping Breakfast Ideas to Feed Your Crew

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If cold cereal just won’t do for your camping crew, these 25 yummy camping breakfast ideas will make sure everyone starts the day with a full tummy. There’s just something magical about a delicious breakfast while camping, isn’t there?

25 Yummy Camping Breakfast Ideas

From foil packet breakfast ideas and casseroles cooked over the grill to french toast and breakfast in a bag, we’re sure you’ll find one or more breakfast ideas to enjoy in the great outdoors.

Camping Breakfast Casseroles

1. BBQ Breakfast Scrambler

Camping Breakfast Casserole -BBQ Breakfast Scrambler

If you’re looking for a camping breakfast for large groups, a breakfast casserole is the way to go. It’s easy to prepare, takes under an hour and requires less cleanup since it’s all cooked in one pan. A win-win!

“Another beauty of this BBQ Breakfast Scrambler recipe is that you can make it at home on the barbecue, or on the campfire out camping! We tend to make a lot of brunches when out camping and this recipe hits all food groups and is a one-dish meal {meaning less cleanup}.” – My Organized Chaos

Get the recipe here.

2. Grilled Breakfast Casserole

Camping Breakfast idea - Grilled Breakfast Casserole

Here’s another variation of a breakfast casserole. Instead of ham, this recipe has chicken sausage.

“My favourite part about it is that you can make it fit what your family likes. Change up the veggies or add bacon instead of sausage. You can also use up leftovers from earlier in your camping trip…just make a bit more to throw in the casserole.” – Merry About Town

Get the recipe here.

3. Cheese Bacon and Potato Breakfast Casserole

Cheese Bacon and Potato Breakfast Casserole Recipe

If you’re looking for a make-ahead camping breakfast, this is the one for you.

“If you love to go camping like we do, this is also a great recipe for your next outdoor adventure. This is a dish you can actually make ahead of time.” – Thrifty Jinxy

Get the recipe here.

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Camping Breakfast Sandwiches

4. How to Cook an Egg Sandwich on the Grill

Have you ever cooked something in a muffin tin over the grill? I love the ease of this recipe!

“These egg sandwiches were so light and fluffy and stacked high for a nice filling egg sandwich, they really were the best I’ve tried! I love that you can make enough for a few people at one time and everyone can choose the ingredients they like the best for their own sandwich.” – Mom vs. The Boys

Get the recipe here.

5. Grilled Halloumi Breakfast Sandwich

What do you get when you combine Halloumi cheese, spicy mayo, and a Hawaiian bun? This amazing looking breakfast sandwich.

“Grilled halloumi cheese, sweet Hawaiian rolls, a fried egg and spicy mayo come together to make a fantastic quick and easy camping breakfast.” – Fresh Off the Grid

Get the recipe here.

6. Campfire Breakfast Burger

How do you make the perfect size eggs for these breakfast burgers? You cook them in a drop biscuit pan. It doesn’t get much easier than this!

“These Campfire Breakfast Burgers is our go-to camping meal. Just about every time our camping gear is spread out, these sausage biscuit sandwiches aren’t far behind.” – Jelly Toast Blog

Get the recipe here.

Pancakes & French Toast Camping Breakfasts

7. S’Mores French Toast

Camping Breakfasts - S'mores French Toast

What do you feed those campers for breakfast who have a major sweet tooth? This, my friends, this. 

“This recipe for S’mores French Toast is a delicious twist on traditional French Toast with crushed graham crackers, toasted marshmallows, and of course, melted chocolate!” – Chocolates & Chai

Get the recipe here.

8. Banana Bread Pancakes

Take your pancakes to the next level by adding some bananas, nuts and a little sweetness.

“Add some banana, walnuts, and a scoop of brown sugar and you can turn your ordinary pancakes into delicious, perfectly sweet banana bread pancakes.” – Fresh Off the Grid

Get the recipe here.

9. Guinness Pancakes

Beer for breakfast? Hmmmm…why not? Or maybe whip these up for dinner instead. Either way, these sound intriguing.

“Basically all you do is take instant pancake mix (the “just-add-water kind”), but instead of using water, you use beer. That’s right, you’ve finally got an excuse to have beer for breakfast.” – Countdown to the Campout

Get the recipe here.

10. Grilled French Toast Skewers

Grilled French Toast Kabobs - Camping Breakfast Idea

Breakfast served on a skewer? Yes, please!

“Check out these Grilled Easy French Toast Skewers! They are easy, delicious and would be perfect to take on your next camping trip!” – Merry About Town

Get the recipe here.

11. French Toast Foil Packet

French Toast Foil Packet - Perfect Camping Breakfast

This is a no-fuss, no mess way to make french toast while camping.

“For the past few years, we’ve been making this on BBQs as we put this on the grill or barbecue and wait for the magic to happen. It has also been our go-to camping breakfast, as it’s so easy to make and the result is just divine!” – Little Sunny Kitchen

Get the recipe here.

12. Just Add Water Pancake Mix

Just Add Water Pancake Mix

Bring your own homemade pancake mix with you on your next camping trip. Just add water and whip these up over the campfire.

“In the end, to make pancakes, add 1/2 cup water to 1 cup pancake mix.  There you have it, just add water pancakes!” – Practical Self Reliance

Get the recipe here.

Here’s a little camping hack for your pancakes.

13. Campfire French Toast

This camping breakfast recipe is easy, low maintenance and helps you feed a crowd at the same time.

“This Campfire French Toast has a consistency that is thick, moist and full of flavour, similar to a strata more so than a french toast.” – This lil Piglet

Get the recipe here.

Camping Breakfast Burritos

14. Campfire Breakfast Burritos

With just a few simple steps, you have a hearty breakfast that’ll keep your campers happy and full…at least until lunch.

“Breakfast burritos are portable, hearty, and delicious. And I just loved how the tortillas got a little color on them from the campfire.” – Alaska from Scratch

Get the recipe here.

15. Breakfast Burritos Campfire Style

One great thing about this kind of breakfast, is you can whip these up ahead of time, which helps make your camping trip a little bit more relaxing.

“I like to make these up ahead of time and wrap them tightly in foil. Make sure you are using heavy duty foil, and even double wrap them if you can.” – Taste and Tell Blog

Get the recipe here.

16. Camping Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Not only can you make breakfast burritos ahead of time, but you can also freeze them. When it’s time to go camping, pull them out of the freezer to pack up and they’ll be thawed by the time you get to your camping destination.

“Camping breakfast burritos are the best when you’re out in the woods, super easy to put together and crazy filling. Amazing looking, smelling and tasting, this easy camping breakfast burritos recipe is king of the picnic table!” – The Adventure Bite

Get the recipe here.

Dutch Oven Camping Breakfast Ideas

17. Shenandoah Camping & Campfire Breakfast

If you enjoy cooking with coals in a dutch oven, this hearty breakfast is for you.

“A hearty and delicious way to start a day of camping, hiking and enjoying the outdoors. Sausage, onions, potatoes, cheese and eggs are cooked to perfection over hot coals in our favorite Dutch Oven.” – Saving Dessert

Get the recipe here.

18. One Pot Dutch Oven Breakfast

Get your protein, eggs, and veggies all at the same time and all in one pot with this recipe.

“Why dirty several pans for breakfast when you can make the entire meal in one Dutch oven?” – Cabela’s

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19. Perfect Camping Griddle Breakfast Skillet

Easy Camping Breakfast

This is an easy, classic, go-to camping breakfast that’s always a crowd-pleaser.

“This Camping Griddle Breakfast Skillet is perfect to make while camping or even at home! Easy to make with potatoes, eggs, onions, bacon, and cheese!” – Cook Eat Go

Get the recipe here.

20. Healthy Instant Oatmeal Packets

This is for the oatmeal lovers in your camping crew.

“I boil up some water, dump in the pre-bagged oat goodness, add the packet of nut butter, stir stir stir over the fire, add some chopped fruit and voila. Tasty breakfast.” – The First Mess

Get the recipe here.

21. Easy Power Muesli

Easy Power MuesliCereal is obviously the easiest breakfast on the planet, but it leaves you hungry after only about 30 minutes. Here’s a power breakfast that is also easy, but will fuel you well for the day.

“This Camping Breakfast is an Easy Power Muesli, a mixture of rolled oats and various nuts, fruit, and other cereals. It’s vegan, protein packed, and a fabulous pre-hike breakfast.” – Champagne Tastes

Get the recipe here.

22. Campfire Cinnamon Roll-Ups

These are not only easy but so fun! 

“These sweets treats are made with just 3 easy to pack ingredients and only take about five minutes to cook over an open flame. These make a fabulous camping breakfast, especially combined with some campfire scrambled eggs and orange juice.” – Almost Super Mom

Get the recipe here.

23. Breakfast In a Bag

Camping Breakfast In a BagBreakfast in a bag? Say what! Not only do you cook it in a bag, but you also eat out of it, which means no camping dishes to wash.

“Cook eggs and bacon in a paper bag over the campfire.” – Let’s Camp S’more

Get the recipe here.

24. Dutch Oven Deep Dish Breakfast Pizza

Pizza for breakfast? You better believe it!

“Two things that I like the most in life, breakfast and pizza. Combine them and you have a winning combination.” – 50 Campfires

Get the recipe here.

25. Camp Food Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon rolls cooked in an orange peel – a campfire classic you must try once in your lifetime.

“We made this the first morning of our 4 day camp stay, and everyone loved them! I had to make a second round in the same shells just to appease the masses. I call that a success!” – Say Not Sweet Anne

Get the recipe here.


So there you have it – 25 camping breakfast ideas for your next camping trip! We hope you found a breakfast idea or two that you can’t wait to whip up in the great outdoors. We definitely added a few must-try recipes to our rotation.

For more recipe ideas for camping and RVing, be sure to check out our recipes category here.

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