9 Easy Campfire Desserts That Aren't S'mores
Campfire Banana Splits
Bananas stuffed with chocolate chips and marshmallows are wrapped in foil and baked on the grill or directly in the coals.
"These are wonderful! A nice change from s'mores. We do sometimes add peanut butter also for an extra gooey treat." —MOMOFCASSIE
Bake these super-easy hand pies over your campfire using a long-handled cast-iron pie iron, trimmed slices of bread, and the pie filling of your choice. Versatile pie irons are designed to grill pies, sandwiches and more, and are available where camping gear is sold.
Campfire Pineapple Cakes
"If you're making this while camping, cook by putting Dutch oven atop hot charcoals and putting some hot coals on the lid of the oven." —Bryanne Affleck Robison
Kids love this one! Refrigerated biscuit dough is wrapped around long skewers to bake over the coals before dipping into melted butter and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. Of course, you could brush the dough with butter and sugar before baking over the coals the way Love2CookMommy did. "Wow!" she says. "it's like monkey bread or a cinnamon roll to go!"
Toasty Campfire Cookies
"I created these cookies while camping, they are the tastiest campfire cookies you will ever eat! You can also make them at home over the stove." —pumpkinsienna
Quick Camping Pineapple Cakes
"In an effort to avoid S'more burnout on our last trip, I came up with this quick recipe you can make right at camp and just toss on the hot coals of the campfire." —Jill C
Campfire S'mores Smash
This skillet dessert is a close cousin to a s'more, but a little less labor intensive. "We always take cast iron pans with us when we camp. Which is quite often. This is a fun, less messy twist on a campfire favorite." —Nikki
Apples by the Fire
Three ingredients and glowing campfire are all you need to make these comforting baked apples. Recipe reviewer Linda says, "O.M.G.! So easy and delicious. It's apple pie in a tin foil pouch without the crust. The brown sugar mix melts begging you to smoosh the apple into it."