20 Camping Desserts to Sweeten Your Next Trip
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these quick and tasty camp desserts to make outside. Use the heat from your campfire or outdoor grill to make classic and kid-friendly s'mores, fruity Dutch oven cobblers, simple cakes and cookies, and so much more. No matter what you're in the mood for, these deliciously easy camping desserts are sure to sweeten your next adventure in the great outdoors.
Toasty Campfire Cookies
Sugared Campfire Donuts
It's way easier than you think to make these donuts with just biscuit dough, ground cinnamon, sugar, and butter. If you like, you can use a piping bag to stuff them with your favorite jelly or jam.
These apples are stuffed with brown sugar and cinnamon, then cooked over an open fire. Crumbled bacon is the perfect finishing touch.
Quick Camping Pineapple Cakes
This impressive dessert comes together quickly with just a few ingredients. Just throw the whole thing in a foil pack and cook over the embers of a campfire until the cakes are hot and bubbling.
Campfire S'mores Smash
Scratch your s'mores itch in an unexpected way with this skillet dessert. Make it with just butter, graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate candy bars.
Campfire Banana Splits
Campfire S'mores in a Cone
While we love a good s'more, it's hard to deny that the campfire staple is more than a little messy. In this genius dessert, an ice cream cone keeps the stickiness contained.
Sure, there are plenty of variations out there — but why mess with a classic? This quintessential s'mores recipe absolutely can't be beat.
A Peanutty S'more
Grilled S'mores Pizza
Use your portable grill to make this dessert pizza with pizza dough, chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers. Top with flaky sea salt if you have it on hand.
Grilled Fruit Kabobs
Make this summer dessert with your favorite seasonal fruits. Sweetened with just honey, you'll be hard-pressed to find a healthier way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Apples by the Fire
You can make this apple pie-inspired foil pack treat over a campfire with just three ingredients: Granny Smith apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
Dutch Oven Peach Pecan Cobbler
What makes this Dutch oven cobbler so deceptively simple? A package of white or yellow cake mix and a can of peach pie filling!
Grilled Peaches in Foil
These grilled peaches can be served as a side or for dessert. Sweetened with brown sugar and cinnamon, this recipe comes together in about 20 minutes.
No-Cook Nutella S'mores
You don't need a campfire to make these no-cook s'mores! Just sandwich marshmallow cream and hazelnut spread between two graham cracker halves.