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Camping Recipes for Kids

Uttara Manohar
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 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.
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! How about you let the children, cook some interesting food? Cooking is enjoyable when there is room for creativity and participated by everyone!

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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: Place diced fruits and cheese cubes in separate bowls. Ask the kids to pick up the fruits with toothpicks and spear them with cheese cubes! They will have a great time getting different combinations, and you can join in too!

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 pita breads. Allow them to add toppings of their choice and shredded cheese. Fold the pizza in a foil and hold it over campfire grill. Cook it, keep checking regularly so it does not burn!

Strawberry and Nutty Cookie Sandwich

This dessert can be easily made, and is an interesting activity for children and adults! Combination of crunchy cookies with soft marshmallow cream and crispy nuts, topped with yummy strawberry jam is just mouth-watering!
  • Marshmallow cream
  • Toasted and sliced almonds
  • Toasted and sliced cashews
  • Oatmeal cookies
  • Strawberry Jam/Preserves
Preparation: Spread marshmallow cream generously on an oatmeal cookie. Add sliced almonds and cashew nuts on the cream layer. Keep another cookie on the cream and nuts. Press cookies together and top with yummy strawberry jam, preserves.