20 Camping Snacks to Keep You Full

Antioxidant Trail Mix in a bag
Photo: Buckwheat Queen

Munch on these easy and tasty camp snacks to stay full and satisfied all day long. Whether you're looking for kid-friendly trail mixes, protein-packed energy bites, or easy and healthy snacks to make outside, you'll find a new favorite in this collection of some of our favorite camping snack ideas.

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Camp Trail Mix


This snack mix, made with easy-to-find ingredients, is the perfect take-anywhere snack. Make sure to use carob chips instead of chocolate chips — it won't melt as quickly on your fingers.

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Easy Energy Balls

Easy Energy Balls
Photo by KGora.

It couldn't be easier to make these quick energy balls with just six ingredients you probably already have on hand: instant oats, flaked coconut, peanut butter, flax seeds, chocolate chips, and honey.

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Air Fryer Plantain Chips

Use your air fryer to make these healthy plantain chips before your next camping trip. According to recipe creator Yoly, they're "potato-like crunchy, crispy chips without being full of calories and fat."

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Ants on a Log

Ants on a Log
Melissa Goff

Enjoy this nature-inspired treat in the great outdoors. The three-ingredient, kid-friendly snack is easy to assemble with just celery sticks, peanut butter, and raisins.

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Mountain Trail Mix

Mountain Trail Mix
Holiday Baker

Here's a protein-packed nut mix that's perfect for fans of sweet-yet-savory snacks. Candy-coated chocolates (such as M&M's) give the snack a welcome burst of sweetness and color.

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Fruit Leather

Fruit Leather

Easy to make and even easier to pack, kids will love this homemade take on a snack aisle favorite. The recipe calls for apples and pears, but you can use whatever seasonal fruit you have on hand.

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Savory Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Toasted pumpkin seeds in a glass dish
Photo by lutzflcat. lutzflcat

Use your leftover pumpkin seeds to make an autumnal snack. Seasoned with just Worcestershire sauce and salt, this top-rated recipe is sure to please everyone at your campsite.

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Homemade Granola

homemade granola spilling out of a jar
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Homemade granola is pretty much the quintessential camping snack, and for good reason: Not only is it nutritious and light, the basic recipe lends itself to customization.

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Tasty Maple Trail Mix

Tasty Maple Trail Mix

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this maple syrup-packed mix with dried fruits, granola, nuts, and candy-coated chocolates.

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Tajin Snack Mix

Tajin Snack Mix in a white dish
Soup Loving Nicole

Chili-lime seasoning adds unexpected flavor to this savory snack mix. According to recipe creator Soup Loving Nicole, it's "salty, tangy, spicy, and downright addicting."

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High-Protein Energy Bites

High-Protein Energy Bites
Photo by Kim's Cooking Now.

These powerful energy bites — made with chocolate-flavored protein powder and chopped coffee beans — don't mess around.

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Antioxidant Trail Mix

Antioxidant Trail Mix in a bag
Buckwheat Queen

"This trail mix is full of antioxidants and will give you a boost of energy to start your day, or keep you going if you're on the go," according to recipe creator srtickle.

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Vegan Granola Bars

granola bars on white platter

These vegan-friendly granola bars are made without eggs and flour. Instead, peanut butter and a mashed banana hold the rolled oats together.

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Paleo Trail Mix

Paleo Trail Mix
Buckwheat Queen

This quick and easy snack is made with just three paleo-friendly ingredients: shredded coconut, almonds, and sunflower seeds.

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No-Bake Energy Bites

No-Bake Energy Bites

These healthy no-bake cookies (sweetened with honey, chocolate chips, and vanilla extract) are "good and good for you," according to recipe creator Hiedi Heaton.

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Chocolate Chip Coconut No-Bake Granola Bars

stack of three chocolate chip granola bars
Kim's Cooking Now

What's the secret ingredient in these sweet and chewy granola bars? Date paste! You can make the sweet and healthy paste with just dates, water, and a food processor.

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Addictive Texas Trash

snack mix with Chex Mix, Goldfish, Cheerios

Store-bought snack mix has nothing on this homemade recipe. Meaty bacon drippings, liquid smoke, and MSG add delicious umami flavor.

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Alabama Fire Crackers

Alabama Fire Crackers

This top-rated recipe is "cheap, delicious and requires no cooking," according to recipe creator I phill hungry. Eat them as a snack or serve with Campfire Chili.

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Puppy Chow

closeup of snack mix made from cereal squares and powdered sugar
"Replaced peanut butter with speculoos to make these!". abeard

You need just four ingredients (rice cereal squares, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and confectioners' sugar) to make this indulgent and easy-to-pack snack.

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Apple Chips

bowl of homemade dried apple chips

"They're perfect for healthy snacks and easy to take on the road," recipe creator walkerkr says of these apple chips, made with just three ingredients.

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More Inspiration

Dutch Oven Mountain Man Breakfast
Steve Jones

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