Last Updated on July 23, 2021
Make your next camping trip that much sweeter with these delicious campfire desserts.
Everyone knows that anything and everything tastes better when cooked over a warm campfire surrounded by friends and family. It’s also common knowledge that desserts ALWAYS taste amazing, so why not combine the two? Usually, when people think of campfire treats they think of the classic s’more; this list of desserts takes campfire treats to a whole new level! Why not go far beyond the classic s’more and get a little more adventurous with your campfire desserts?
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1. Campfire Dessert Brownies
Who doesn’t love brownies? These campfire brownies may just end up being the best brownies you’ll ever have; have you ever cooked brownies inside of an orange peel? Furthermore, these brownies are gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and allergy-friendly. They’re perfect for your next bonfire! Find the recipe over on Vegetarian Mama.
2. S'mores in a Bag
This unique take on the classic campfire s’more is perfect for kids; no more sticky hands! Additionally, you can personalize this treat to fit your specific needs by choosing out healthier brands or alternatives to the cookies, chocolate, and marshmallows. They’re sure to become a part of your camping traditions! Find the recipe over on Thirty Handmade Days.
3. Caramelized Brown Sugar Cinnamon Grilled Pineapple
This caramelized brown sugar cinnamon grilled pineapple takes grilled fruit to a whole new level. You’ll want to make them on every camping trip! Find the recipe over on The Recipe Critic.
4. Campfire Cinnamon Rolls
Bring the comfort of cinnamon rolls with you on your next camping trip. These campfire cinnamon rolls are the perfect recipe to make around the fire with your family and friends. Find the recipe over on The Baker Chick.
5. Raspberry S'mores Campfire Dessert
What a fun take on a classic fireside treat! These raspberry s’mores are made with graham crackers, marshmallows, hazelnut spread, and a homemade raspberry sauce. Don’t worry; the raspberry sauce is actually pretty simple to make. Find the recipe over on Mom Needs Chocolate.
6. Campfire Banana Boat Chocolate Caramel S'mores
How fun do these treats look? The kids will love to help out with assembling these delicious campfire banana boat chocolate caramel s’mores almost as much as they’ll enjoy eating them. Additionally, they’re quite simple to put together. They’re sure to become a camping tradition in your family! Check out the recipe on Kitchn.
7. Campfire Dessert in a Cone
These campfire cones are perfect for your next bonfire! They’re like ice cream cones, except full of warm, gooey marshmallows and any other goodies of your choice; sort of reminiscent to a classic s’more. Additionally, you can customize the ingredients to your specific needs, whether it be a diet or allergies, as there really isn’t any way to go wrong with this recipe; it’s so versatile! Find the recipe over on Hip 2 Save.
8. Campfire Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Who says cake can’t be an easy and delicious camping treat? This campfire pineapple upside-down cake is the perfect treat for your next camping trip. Additionally, it’s actually quite simple to make; it’s basically just pineapple, pound cake, and a few extra seasonings for flavor. Find the recipe over on Echoes of Laughter.
9. Campfire Apple Pie Packets
Don’t these campfire apple pie packets look so tasty? They’ll be a hit at your next bonfire! The kids will love helping out with putting them together just as much as they’ll enjoy eating them. It's the perfect campfire dessert recipe for your next camping trip. Find the recipe over on The Country Cook.
10. Campfire Churros
Who doesn’t love churros? I bet you didn’t know they can be converted into a wonderfully convenient campfire snack for you, your friends, and your family. These campfire churros are mind-blowingly simple to make, with only three main ingredients! Check out the recipe over at Liz on Call.
11. Root Beer Float Ice Cream in a Bag
Something about food being homemade just makes it all that much tastier; even more so when made after a long, fun day of camping with family and friends! When all is said and done and the fire has burnt out, cool down with these root beer floats made with homemade ice cream. Find the recipe over at Liz on Call.
12. Campfire Dessert Burritos
These sweet campfire dessert burritos are a fun twist on the classic burrito. You’ll have so much fun putting them together with family and friends on your next camping trip! They’re like s’mores, except wrapped up in a delicious burrito. Find the recipe over on Camping With Gus.
13. Giant Oreo Skillet Cookie
Wouldn’t this giant Oreo skillet cookie be so fun to divvy up and share with friends and family around the fire? Furthermore, it’s a very simple recipe, and it’s quite easy to make; the only two required ingredients are cookie dough and Oreos! It's the perfect campfire dessert for your next trip. Go check out the recipe over on The Kitchen Magpie.
14. Campfire Cheesecake Dip
This campfire cheesecake dip is sure to become a staple on your family’s annual camping trip. Furthermore, you can eat it with fresh fruit, graham crackers, or maybe even pretzels. Additionally, this dip is so easy to make with only four simple ingredients. Find the recipe over on Echoes of Laughter.
15. Campfire Pies
It doesn’t get any simpler than these campfire pies; it also can’t get any tastier! These campfire pies are so simple to make, requiring only three simple ingredients. Furthermore, you can customize this recipe to your family’s needs, as the ingredients are not very strict. Find the recipe over on Andrea’s Recipes.