12 Camping Dessert Recipes
Whether your an avid camper who has the ability to get away to the woods and escape all the noise for a weekend, or a city dweller like me who loves their back yard firepit on any warm enough day, I am certain you will find a camping dessert recipe to add to your list of favorites.
These campfire cones are a fun twist on s’mores, a sugar cone filled with gooey sweet marhsmallow and the customized with an assortment of chocolate and fresh fruit. Everyone gets their own personal add ons. Such a fun dessert everyone will love.
These grilled shortcake skewers are such an easy dessert idea for summer. Bake or buy some pound cake, grill them and add whipped cream, and your family is fed.
Grilled Shortcake Skewers | Betsy Life
Oh my don’t these Cinnamon twists from the Joy of Boys look good. Cresent dough coated with butter, cinnamon sugar and optional icing. This is a perfect camping dessert, but I need to try making some for at home as well.
Campfire Cinnamon Twists | The Joy of Boys
Take Two Tapas shared this idea for walking tacos. I had never heard of them before, and I am so glad I did. You take a bag of chipd, pretzels etc and you fill all the annoying air in the bag with a bunch of tasty ingredients. Such a fun portable snack for camping.
Walking Dessert Tacos | Take Two Tapas
A specialty DIY Woof em stick and some canned biscuit dough. I love how totally ingenius this idea is. Roast the pockets and then fill them with puddings, fruits, candy, or whatever else appeals. What a special camping treat.
Woof Em! | Her Tool Belt
Campfire Churros | Liz on Call
Made with tortillas, and nutella, this campfire dessert pizza recipe is very easy to make. Sometimes the baker wants to relax to after all.
Campfire Dessert Pizza | Space Ships and Laser Beams
Campfire Ecclairs | The Many Little Joys
Totally Portable Banana Pudding in a Sack | Sprinkle Bakes
This campfire apple crisp looks perfect for camping. I really like individual servings when eating outdoors. I bet you could prep this ahead of time at home. Save this idea for Fall camping when the fresh apples are just out. Delicious.
Campfire Apple Crisp Foil Packet | Give Me Some Grilling
These campfire donuts for kids would make non campers willing to spend a day camping. Just imagine these donuts warm by the fire with campfire.
Campfire Donuts Recipe | Must Have Mom
Less Mess S’mores | Pizzazzerie
This is one of those simple fantastic recipes that makes me think, oh why didn’t I think of that!! Simple and delicious. Perfect for camping or even toasting over a candle for your next movie night.
Campfire Strawberries | Good Cook
One of my absolute favorite cookies, with coconut and chocolate sandwiches gooey sweet roasted marshmallow. All I can think to say is “yum”.
Samoa S’Mores | Creme de la Crumb
Apple Crisp is really easy to make, and can be whipped up with one bowl if you have to. Here a campfire version for those cold evenings. Yum with coffee.
Dutch Oven Apple Crisp | North Bay Product
Tent and Campfire Treats | SheKnows
Campfire Food Commonly Asked Questions
What can you bake on a campfire?
If you think about it our ancestors were forced to cook on fires full time. Anything can be cooked over a fire, but some are easier to do than others. I recommend starting with a campfire recipe and tweaking it as you like.
How do I bake a cake on a campfire?
Baking a cake over the campire is a skill, you will need a good thick pan that is strong and can be placed in coals or along side the campfire. Again start with a campfire recipe.
What kind of snacks foods can you cook over a campfire besides smores?
This recipe collection has a few alternatives you can try. Strawberries, fruit skewers, dough skewers dipped in sugar are all easy to make alternatives.
What can I roast over a fire besides marshmallows?
Like I said earlier pretty much anything can be roasted over a fire with a little practice and know how. For roasting with a stick, hots dogs, bread, sausages, corn on the cob, meat kabobs, baby potatoes are some quick ideas. For campfire desserts look for recipes
What is the most popular campfire food?
I did some looking online about this. I think its a toss up between hot dogs and s’mores. I am on team hot dog.