Campfire Pizza Pocket: Unlock the Secret to Perfect Outdoor Pizza

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Ah, Campfire Pizza Pocket —what a delight! I found this genius idea while camping in the Rockies.

Pizza and the great outdoors? A match made in heaven, if you ask me.

It’s simple yet delicious, bringing everyone’s favorite comfort food into the wilderness.

What makes it special is the campfire magic that gives the pizza pocket that oh-so-perfect smoky flavor.

Trust me, after trying this, your camping trips will never be the same. So, let’s get cooking!

Campfire Pizza Pocket Recipe

Ever wondered how to make your outdoor cooking stress-free? A solid campfire cooking kit is the answer. A mouthwatering, easy-to-make pizza pocket, perfect for camping adventures.

Campfire Pizza Pocket

Campfire Pizza Pocket

Sukhen Tanchangya
This Campfire Pizza Pocket is like your portable pizza paradise, ideal for outdoor cooking and loaded with flavors.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Italian-American Fusion
Servings 4
Calories 400 kcal


  • Campfire or grill
  • Heavy-duty aluminum foil
  • Rolling Pin
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Tongs


  • 1 pizza dough ball (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olives, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Prepare the Fire: Make sure your campfire is stable and has a nice bed of coals.
  • Roll the Dough: On a flat surface, roll out the pizza dough to about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Add Toppings: Spread pizza sauce, sprinkle cheese, add pepperoni, bell peppers, and olives.
  • Season: Sprinkle oregano, basil, salt, and pepper.
  • Fold and Seal: Fold the dough over the toppings and seal the edges.
  • Wrap in Foil: Place the pizza pocket in heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  • Cook: Place the foil-wrapped pizza pocket on the campfire grate for 10 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • Rest and Serve: Let it rest for 5 minutes before cutting into it.


Make sure to seal the edges of the pizza pocket tightly to prevent leakage.

Check out more campfire recipes.

Nutrition Facts

Service SizeServingsAmount Per Serving% Daily Value
1 Pocket4400 Calories20%
25g Fat32%
20g Protein40%
Vitamin A 10%

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Cooking Campfire Pizza Pocket

Cooking Tips and Tricks

  • Sealing the Edges: Use a fork to really seal those edges. You don’t want your precious toppings escaping.
  • Choice of Wood: Hardwood like oak or hickory will give a nice smoky flavor.
  • Olive Oil Brush: Before putting it on the fire, brush the foil with some olive oil to avoid sticking.
  • Check the Coals: Make sure your coals are white-hot for even cooking.
  • Sauce Caution: Don’t overdo the sauce; you don’t want a soggy pizza pocket.


There you have it—your very own Campfire Pizza Pocket! It’s a versatile, scrumptious dish that brings the joy of pizza into the heart of nature.

Feel free to get creative with your fillings—the sky’s the limit. I hope this recipe brings a delightful twist to your next camping adventure. Happy cooking!

See also: Skillet Nachos

Sukhen Tanchangya

Sukhen is a passionate blogger and has a passion for camping. He enjoys cooking, especially over a campfire. Sukhen enjoys sharing adventure insights and outdoor cooking tips.

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