Fall Campfire Comfort Foods

By Jenny Gumbert

There are many reasons to camp in the fall: watching the colors change, breathing in the crisp autumn air, enjoying a good hike without getting too overheated, the list goes on. One of our favorites? Stuffing ourselves with fall campfire comfort foods.

These are the foods that are typically too heavy to enjoy in the summer; the kind of stuff that sticks to your ribs and warms your soul. Most important, cooking these dishes is the perfect opportunity to get your camp group working together to prepare a meal over your stoves. Then, everyone can sit around the campfire enjoying the fruits of your collective effort.

Comforting & Camp-Friendly Eats for Fall

Photo & recipe via REI Co-Op Journal
Apple Pancakes | get the recipe

Spiced apples + fluffy pancakes = autumn breakfast heaven

solo stove hot chocolate
Hiking Hot Chocolate | get the recipe

The cooler the weather gets, the better hot chocolate tastes.

fireside mac n' cheese
Moonlight Mac n’Cheese | get the recipe

Creamy, cheesy, delicious

Photo & recipe via Snake River Farms
Black and Bleu Camp Steaks | get the recipe

Big ol’ steaks? But of course.

Photo & recipe via Tasty Yummies
Ideas for Camping Meals and Hiking Snacks | get the recipes

A week’s worth of delicious cool weather camping meals, including sweet potato hash, chili, and tacos.

Photo & recipe via Fresh off the Grid
Dutch Oven Chili and Cornbread | get the recipe

A simply irresistible all-in-one dish.

Photo & recipe via Getaway’s Journal
Campfire Cooking: Appetite for Apples | get the recipes

Warm apple cobbler packets and hot apple cider—how do you like them apples?

Photo & recipe via Bon Appétit
Brad’s Campsite Jambalaya | get the recipe

A dish with enough spice to warm you up on a cool autumn evening.

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Campfire S’mores Dip | get the recipe

The s’more, the better.

Are you doing any campfire cooking this fall? Share your photos and your favorite recipes with us on social media or via our submission form!