You should always have the option of having dessert with every evening meal. So, whether you are at home, at a fancy restaurant, or camping, you should have the option of making a delicious dessert.
But, what kinds of desserts are there for camping trips? The only one that is famous are s’mores. The real question is, what else is there?
Well, in this article we aim to find out. We have gathered the best and most delicious classic camping dessert recipes on the internet so that you can have all the information you could need at your fingertips. Excited?
Well, let’s dive right in and get started!
1. Caramelized Peaches in Foil
If you are looking for a healthy alternative for campsite desserts, then this delicious caramelized peach in foil dessert will be perfect for you.
Best of all you can make this delicious sweet treat using fresh peaches or canned peaches.
2. Dutch Oven Apple Pie
Not everyone brings a Dutch oven along with their camping gear, but those of you that do will be able to make and enjoy this delicious Dutch oven apple pie. It is sweet, juicy and absolutely delicious.
3. Campfire Apple Crisp Foil Packets
To make this tasty dish all you need is some foil and all the ingredients that this recipe lists. This dish is really super easy to make and one that you will be able to make and enjoy quickly.
4. Pound Cake and Berry Campfire Skillet Dessert
Most people bring a skillet along when they are camping and as long as you have that and the ingredients listed, you will be able to make this delicious pound cake dessert.
It is one of those cakes that you will not be able to put down. The perfect sweet treat after a long day of hiking.
5. Campfire Cinnamon Rolls
This delicious dessert is perfect for so many reasons. It is tasty, light, fluffy and sweet. What more could you want in a dessert?
6. Cherry and Chocolate Pudgy Pie
While the name of this tasty dessert is a little strange it is actually a super tasty sweet treat. The best thing about this is that you only need a few simple ingredients to be able to enjoy this amazing sweet treat.
7. Campfire Donuts
You probably didn’t know that you can make your own doughnuts with nothing but a campfire and a skillet. But you can!
This recipe is super simple and easy to make. SO, if you love donuts this recipe is going to be perfect for you.
8. Campfire Hot Cocoa
Not all desserts are actual desserts. In some cases they can come in the form of a delicious, chocolaty, sweet and creamy drink.
This recipe shows you how to make the most delicious dessert-like hot cocoa. So, make sure to check out this recipe when you are ready to learn how to make this tasty sweet treat.
9. Easy Dutch Oven Chocolate Cake
If you love chocolate cake, you will enjoy this delicious Dutch oven chocolate cake. It is super easy to make and wonderfully moist.
Just make sure to bring along a Dutch oven before you go camping if you want to make this tasty dessert.
10. S’mores Muddy Buddies
This dessert is the kind of sweet treat that you can make at home and bring along on your camping trip.
If you are looking for an easy, simplistic recipe that you can take with you while camping, then make sure to check out this recipe to learn more about how to make it for yourself.
11. Pineapple Upside Down Cake
If you are looking for a simplified upside down cake recipe then this is the perfect recipe for you. It is delicious, easy to make and perfect to make and enjoy around a campfire.
12. Campfire Dessert Pizza
If you love pizza and fruit then you will love this amazing dessert. It is easy to make and quite healthy. Perfect for those of you that want a little something sweet for dessert while camping while also being on a diet.
13. Campfire Quesadillas
Tortillas last forever which is why they are perfect to bring along for a dessert while camping.
On top of that all the ingredients for this tasty dessert are quite small so you do not need to worry about them taking up too much room.
14. Campfire Strawberries
If you are going on a long camping trip and you are looking for a desert that is simple and absolutely wonderful then these tasty campfire strawberries are going to be perfect for you.
15. Cracker Jack and Pretzel Treats
If you are looking for a dessert that you can make before you go camping then this is going to be the perfect dessert for you. It is simple to make and absolutely delicious.
So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more about how to make them for yourself.
16. Blueberry Whoopie Pies
These cookies are perfect to bring along on a camping trip. They are small, and easy to carry. On top of that you can whip them up quite quickly.
If you want to bring these tasty cookies on your camping trip then make sure to check out this recipe.
17. Raspberry Crumb Bars
Yet another delicious dessert bar that you can bring along on a camping trip. They are sweet, sticky and wonderfully fruity. So, make sure to check out the recipe when you get the chance.
18. Berry Crumble
Do you love berry crumbles? If you do then this delicious crumble will be perfect for you. You can cook it in a Dutch oven or in a cast iron pan.
If you like the sound of this yummy dessert then make sure to check out the recipe to learn more.
19. Campfire Banana Boats
If you have not heard of this fruity, sweet dessert then you are truly missing out. Everything about it is delicious and perfect to enjoy while you are camping.
20. Hazelnut Marion Berry S’mores
We have all heard of regular s’mores. But these s’mores are different. They are chocolaty, tart, creamy and absolutely perfect.
One bite and you will be in heaven. So, make sure to check out the recipe when you get the chance.
21. Campfire Chocolate Monkey Bread
The name of this dessert might be weird but the dessert itself is utterly perfect. It is sweet, chocolaty, moist and perfect to make when you are camping. So, make sure to check out the recipe when you get the chance.
22. Apple Pie French Toast Rolls
This quick and tasty sweet treat is perfect to whip up while camping. They are easy to make and super sweet. The perfect dessert to make for yourself or your friends and family.
23. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Nut Pull-Aparts
Everybody loves cinnamon desserts and this delicious cinnamon bun desert is no different. It is quick and easy to make and it is perfect to make for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You have got to love a versatile dessert!
24. Bailey’s Dipped Toasted Marshmallows
Everyone roasted marshmallows on the fire as a kit. But you probably didn’t dip those marshmallows in Bailey’s. Once you get a taste of these life changing adult marshmallows you will not be able to get enough.
25. Dutch Oven Chocolate Cherry Lava Cake
So you love tasty chocolaty desserts? If you do then this tasty lava cake is going to be perfect for you. It is quick and easy to make. Best of all, you just need a few ingredients to whip it up.
26. Seven Layer Brownies
Everybody loves brownies, and these delicious seven layered brownies are even better than that. If you would like to learn how to whip up these delicious sweet treats yourself, make sure to check out the recipe.
27. Berry Camping Cake
This delicious cake can be made in a Dutch oven. It is wonderfully tart and sweet all at once. It has the perfect balance of flavors to be a delicious dessert.
Just make sure to bring a Dutch oven along when you are camping if you want to whip up this tasty cake.
28. Chocolate, Cherry, and Ricotta Grilled Pizza
These delicious sweet desserts are perfect to whip up on the grill. They are sweet, tart, and creamy. So make sure to check out the recipe to learn how to make these little heavenly dessert pizzas.
29. Marshmallows and Strawberry Kebabs
If you love berries and marshmallows then you are going to adore these delicious dessert kebabs. They are super easy to make and super easy to cook up on a campfire.
30. Skillet Cooked Mixed Berry Grunt
If you love berries then you are going to love this tasty sweet and tart dessert. It is super easy to make and it also can be cooked in a skillet or in a camp oven.
31. Easy Campfire Pies
If you love pie then you are going to love these little fruity pies. They are super easy to make too, so you do not need to worry about spending ages making yourself a sweet treat while you are camping.
32. Honey and Rum Grilled Bananas
If you love banana desserts then you are going to love these delicious rum grilled bananas. They are sweet, flavorful and perfect to whip on the grill.
33. Pie on a Stick
You have probably not heard of pie on a stick. They are totally delicious and the kind of dessert that you are not going to be able to put down. All you need to cook these tasty little pie balls is a stick and a campfire.
34. Chocolate Cake in an Orange
If you love the combination of orange and chocolate then this delicious cake recipe is going to be perfect for you.
Best of all everything is wonderfully natural with the little orange rind baking containers. One taste and you will not be able to get enough of this tasty orange and chocolate dessert.
35. Camp Tiramisu
Do you love creamy tiramisu desserts? If you do then this delicious stove cooked dessert is going to be perfect for you.
It is super easy to whip up and all you need is a camp stove to make it. So, make sure to check out the recipe when you get the chance.
36. Campfire Fondue
If you love chocolate then you will love this simple little dessert. It is super easy to make and it is tasty. Perfect for when you need to whip something up for you or your kids.
37. Cinnamon Cupcakes
If you love cupcakes then you should bring them with you on a camping trip! Just whip them up at home and bring them along to enjoy while you are camping.
This is one sweet treat that you will not be able to say no to.
38. Dutch Oven Apple Dump Cake
If you need a super simplistic dessert that tastes absolutely amazing then you are going to love this apple dump cake.
It is sweet, moist and gooey on the inside. Perfect for when you need a tasty cake while you are out camping.
39. Blueberry and Lemon Dutch Oven Muffins
If you love berry desserts then you are going to love these tasty lemon and blueberry muffins. They are easy to make, tasty and absolutely perfect to whip up while you are camping.
Your camping comrades will certainly be impressed by these tasty sweet treats.
40. Camp Dutch Oven Coffee Cake
If you love coffee and cake then you are going to love this super simplistic cake recipe. It is really easy to make and perfect to enjoy while camping.
So, make sure to check out the recipe when you get the chance. You will not regret it.
41. Lemon and Blueberry Topped Campfire Dutch Baby
Lemon desserts are always so fragrant and flavorsome. If you think that you would like to learn how to make this tasty sweet treat while you are camping then make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
42. Campfire Dutch Oven Jalapeño Cornbread
Cornbread can be an absolutely wonderful dessert if you make it properly and with this recipe you will be able to whip them up quickly and easily.
43. Caramel Nut Brownies
If you love brownies, caramel and nuts then you are going to love this recipe. You will be able to whip them up quickly and enjoy the chocolaty goodness even while you are camping.
44. Campfire Whiskey Peach Cobbler
Whiskey and peach cobbler. What could be better? Once you get a taste of this dessert you will see exactly what we mean. These two ingredients go together perfectly.
45. Pie Iron Apple Turnover
Do you love apple turnover? If you do then you will love this delicious desert.
It is easy to make as long as you have a pie iron on hand, so make sure to check out this recipe to learn how you can whip up this sweet treat using nothing but a campfire and a pie iron.
Frequently Asked Questions
In this section we are going to answer some of your most frequently asked questions. So, without further ado, let us get started!
What Desserts Can You Cook on a Campfire?
There are more desserts that you can cook on a fire than you think. Some of the most popular options are as follows: campfire banana boats, Dutch oven apple pie, grilled peaches, apple crisp, autumn plum skillet tart, Dutch oven apple cobbler, pineapple upside down cake, grilled shortcake skewers, fruit skewers, and s’mores.
Can You Bake a Cake Over a Campfire?
There are ways that you can bake a cake over a campfire. One recipe called ‘cake in a can’ talks about how you can do that. It all starts off by you placing your can of cake mixture in a camp fire and allowing it to cook over time. It is much easier than you think, and the results are delicious.
Can you Use a Cookie Sheet Over a Fire?
You can if you have an old cookie tray that is durable, strong and will not buckle as a result of the intense fire heat. Just bear in mind that whichever cookie tray you use, you will end up with a burned bottom and your tray may not be used for other things.
So, find a tray that is not being used and needs a new purpose.
Does Fire Ruin Stainless Steel?
Yes, if you expose stainless steel pots or pans you may find that your pot or pan will be ruined over time.
It may not happen quickly but after a few years you may find that your pots have seen better days and may not be as good as they once were.
Can You Use Cookie Dough Over a Campfire?
Yes you can, the best way to use cookie dough over a campfire is to use a skillet and spray it with a fry light oil.
Next you will need to spread the cookie dough onto the skillet so that it can cook for the next fifteen to twenty-five minutes.
We hope that you have enjoyed reading this article and learning all about these amazingly delicious camping cookies.
Each one is fun and delicious on its own so you can enjoy dessert even while you are in the middle of nowhere. As long as you plan for it of course.
So, pack up your camping stuff, grab the ingredients you need and head off on a delightful camping adventure. Even in the forest you can have your cake and eat it too.
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