5 Easy Campfire Dessert Treats
Fun, Easy, and Delicious Campfire Desserts and Treat Recipes
These campfire treats are great for camping with kids, but the adults will love them too. Easy and fun to make, these desserts will have everyone asking for seconds. Complete recipes and instructions to turn your campfire evenings into lifetime memories.
And as bonus, these recipe ideas are designed to let the kids help make them.
Brownie Oranges Campfire Dessert
Brownie Oranges Campfire Treat
The kids will be amazed by this one. They open an orange and there is a brownie, (or cake), inside. All you need are some oranges, a box brownie mix, heavy-duty foil wrap, and a campfire of course.
See the Brownie Orange recipe details
Hobo Pastry Campfire Treat
Hobo Pastry on a Stick Campfire Treat
A stick, a can of biscuit, or bread stick dough, (or even your Brannock bread recipe), some cinnamon sugar, and a campfire – what could be easier. Watch as the dough turns a golden browns, (or dark brown if you aren’t careful), then just butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar – what could be easier.
See the Hobo Pastry on a Stick Campfire Treat recipe details
Campfire Dessert Burritos Dessert
Campfire Dessert Burritos Dessert Treat
A campfire dessert treat that is so good – and so gooey – that you will eat it right out of its foil wrap. Chocolate, peanut butter, and marshmallows – could any kid, (or kid at heart), ask for more.
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Dutch Oven Monkey Bread Campfire Treat
Dutch Oven Monkey Bread Campfire Treat
Let the kids do it. Just hand them some refrigerated biscuit doughs, and a brown bag with cinnamon sugar in it, and watch their excitement as they shake-n-bake this delicious campfire treat in a Dutch Oven, (or cast iron skillet w/lid). Golden brown, cinnamony sugar pastry bites speared right out of the Dutch oven.
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A good pair of campfire gloves is almost a must-have for campfire and tin-foil cooking.
Here is a guide to some good choices for campfire cooking gloves.
Hobo Campfire Cobbler Dessert Treat
Hobo Campfire Cobbler
Campfire Dump Cake
Whether you call it Hobo Cobbler, or Campfire Dump Cake, this camping dessert is so easy and delicious it will soon become a regular on your camping menu. Lava cake with cherry pie filling and Devils Food Cake Mix, or Peach or Apple cobbler with yellow cake mix – or any fruit filling you want. Just dump them in and get ready to enjoy.
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Camping with kids requires some camping gear and accommodations that you might not normally consider if just camping with adults.
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Bad Weather Survival Ideas for Camping with Kids:
Bad Weather? Kids confined to the tent? Save your sanity – be prepared with these games and activities to keep them occupied.
The links are for individual products, or the all-in-one bad weather kit. (as pictured)
Available as an all-in-one kit – Just click the image on the right to see a complete all-in-one Camping activities for Kids and camp games for kids Bad Weather Survival kit” – All you have to do is select the item quantities to match your number of kids!
Here are a few items and resources that may prove helpful:
Pie Irons for Campfire Cooking
If you go camping with kids, you should have at least one Pie Iron, (preferably one for each kid), in your camping cookware. They are versatile – you can make anything from grilled cheese sandwiches to instant fruit pies. And they are so safe and easy to use that you can let your young campers make their own fun camping recipes for kids.
Just pop in the ingredients, close, cook over the campfire, and out comes delicious sandwiches, or biscuit-dough fruit tarts, or dozens of other camp food choices.
Boy Scout Handbook
A Boy Scout Handbook is one of the most helpful pieces of general camping gear you can have. It’s a great source for camping ideas, tips, and activities for your young campers.
It contains easy to understand answers and how-to’s for almost any camping question. Plus, it contains plant and foliage identifications, campsite activity suggestions, survival tips, and detailed primary first aid instructions.
Check out these great examples of camping gear items useful for camping with kids. Once you have these pieces of camp gear included in your list of camping equipment, you will wonder how you ever did without them. Especially when you see how inexpensive they are when you buy them online.
- Campfire Cooking – Foods, Recipes, and Meals
- Camping Menus – Complete Ready-to-go Meal Packages
- How to Plan Camping Meals and Menus
- Camp Meals – How to Pack Smart
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