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wooden bowl of beans and weenies

Campfire Beans and Weenies

Summertime campfires and grills are heating up. Whip up a hearty family-friendly skillet of beans and weenies.
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Course: hearty lunch, Main Meal
Cuisine: All American
Keyword: campfire cooking, campfire dinners, grilling, one-pan meal, skillet cooking, skillet dinner
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 large servings
Author: Laura Franco


  • 1 package hot dogs (six hot dogs)
  • 1 package package bratwurst (4 bratwursts)
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 28 oz. can prepared baked beans
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp ketchup


  • Dice the bell peppers and onions into small pieces.
  • Slice the hot dogs and bratwursts into thin medallions.
  • Add brown sugar, syrup, olive oil, onions, and bell peppers to a large skillet.
  • Cook on medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the hot dogs and bratwursts and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the baked beans, ketchup, and mustard.
  • Stir and cook for 10-15 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Serve with rolls, bread, or cornbread.


Krazy Kitchen Mom Tips:
  • I recommend using pre-cooked bratwursts.
  • All of the ingredients can be easily diced ahead of time for easy assembly when ready to cook.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container for 3 days. Leftovers reheat easily in the microwave or in a stovetop skillet.