Camping Recipe | Mac and Cheese | Traveland RV

Mac and cheese is always a crowd pleaser, so why not bring it camping to share with your family and friends?

This make-ahead camping recipe is super easy and so delicious that everyone will be asking for seconds!

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1 1/2 cups macaroni
8 oz (1/2 a jar) Alfredo sauce
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
1/4 – 1/2 cup milk
salt and pepper


4 mini aluminum pie dishes, or 1 regular aluminum pie dish
aluminum foil
campfire cooking rack
fire wood

At Home Directions

1. Cook macaroni according to the package instructions, then drain and rinse pasta with cold water to cool it down.
2. Stir in Alfredo sauce, milk, and salt and pepper.
3. Once the mixture has cooled for a couple of minutes, stir in the three cheeses so they are evenly distributed.
*Pro tip: keep some cheddar cheese set aside to sprinkle on top for an extra cheesy crunch!
4. Evenly distribute mac and cheese mixture into your four mini pie tins, or 1 regular pie tin. Sprinkle the tops of each with extra cheese, if desired.
5. Cover each pie tin with a piece of greased aluminum foil and seal well.
6. Store mac and cheese in the fridge or a cooler until you are ready to cook!

Campsite Directions

1. Build a campfire and let it burn down to hot embers/coals, then place your cooking rack 2-3″ above the coals.
2. Place your prepared mac and cheese pie tins on the rack and heat for 8-10 mins.
3. once the cheese has melted completely and each mac and cheese portion is heated through, enjoy immediately!

Be sure to try out this cheesy, make-ahead mac and cheese on your next camping trip!
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