Three Ingredient Bean and Cheese Campfire

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This easy bean dip is perfect for camping trips or making over the backyard grill for your summer potlucks.

3 ingredient bean and cheese dip

Easy Bean Dip

The family didn’t waste any time attacking this simple camping dip. I love seeing them enjoy time around the picnic table together and I especially love these simple-to-make treats. This recipe is perfect for summer nights and camping trips.

This is the good old-fashioned comfort food kind of yummy. I remember looking forward to the meals around the campfire. My mom always had the most delicious camping recipes. We don’t go camping that often, anymore, but it’s still fun to enjoy the same style of food on the grill.

If you are looking for easy campfire food then you might like my recipes for Make Ahead Pancake Recipe for Camping, Make Ahead Omelet in a Bag, or my post on Over 30 Campfire Recipes

3 Ingredient Bean and Cheese Easy Camp dip Recipe or for your grill. Perfect for summer parties, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day get togethers with family and kids.

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Here’s the printable for this easy-to-make dip

3 ingredient bean and cheese dip

3 Ingredient Campfire Dip

Delicious 3 Ingredient Dip for camping or enjoying on the grill
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 10 -12 servings
Calories 93 cal


  • 1 foil cake pan


  • 1 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 15 oz. Chili Beans in Chili Sauce – do not drain
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Corn or Tortilla Chips for serving


  • Spread cream cheese over the bottom of the foil pan
  • Add the beans with the sauce and spread out
  • Top with shredded cheese
  • Over the grill or a grate over the campfire, cook for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and center is bubbly
  • Serve with chips
  • That’s it! Enjoy the yumminess


nutrition facts are only an estimate 

Baking in Oven:

  • To bake in the oven, place the baking dish on a cooking sheet to catch any spills
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the center is bubbly


Serving: 8gCalories: 93calCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 5gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 149mgPotassium: 18mgFiber: 0.004gSugar: 0.1gVitamin A: 228IUVitamin C: 0.002mgCalcium: 160mgIron: 0.04mg
Keyword camping, easy, grill recipe
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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Lisa

    So by chili beans do u mean canned chili with beans in it or like ranch style beans?

    1. Melissa

      Sorry to leave that so vague. I mean Canned Chili Beans – do not drain