06/01/2018 15:28 EDT | Updated 06/22/2018 17:14 EDT

Kid-Friendly Camping Recipes That Kick Campfire Cooking Up A Notch

We've come a long way from cans of baked beans.

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Camping with kids can be one of the most rewarding summer experiences for a family.

Swimming, stargazing, s'mores making — all while surrounded by nature and away from the stresses of city life. What's not to love?

But just because you're restricted to a campfire for all your meals doesn't mean you have to live off hot dogs and cans of baked beans (although your kids would probably love that, to be honest). With a little planning, you can serve some filling and creative meals.

We rounded up some of the yummiest kid-friendly camping recipes that kick campfire cooking up a notch.

1. Camping breakfast sandwich

The Adventure Bite

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2. Camping mac and cheese

Lauren's Latest

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3. One-pot beef stroganoff

Fresh Off The Grid

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4. Chopped Mexican bean and corn salad

A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

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5. Foil-wrapped baked sweet potatoes and vegetarian chili

Fresh Off The Grid

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6. Campfire cinnamon roll-ups

Almost Supermom

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7. Make-ahead yogurt parfaits

Savory Pantry Blog

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8. Salad to go

The Chic Site

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9. Hot ham and swiss croissants

Life with the Crusts Cut Off

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10. Campfire stew

Recipes from a Pantry

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11. Blackberry campfire cobbler

Midlife Healthy Living

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12. Bacon ranch grilled potatoes

Gather for Bread

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13. Grilled pineapple chicken foil packets

Creme de la Crumb

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14. Campfire french toast

This Lil Piglet

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15. Cast iron skillet pizza

Cooking on the Front Burner

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