Best Desserts for Camping

These tasty camping desserts make the ideal end to an active day spent outside. Quick and simple to make, your entire crew is sure to love these yummy snacks! An easy way to prepare some of these desserts while camping is with a pie iron (also known as a Dutch oven). It is a versatile kitchen tool that should be a staple in your camping arsenal.


Grilled Bananas Foster

An enjoyable dessert that the whole family will love, this tasty grill-cooked treat will satisfy everyone’s palate and leave everyone satisfied with every bite.

These grilled bananas are simple to prepare and an enjoyable camping treat, made with some melted butter and finished off with sugar and cinnamon for an irresistibly sweet treat that all will enjoy.

Use a pie iron and only three ingredients to easily create this delicious dessert while camping. Perfect as the final course to your meal, you can customize this sweet treat by topping it off with fresh fruit, candies or even some jam for an unforgettable dessert experience!


Cast Iron Skillet Apple Crisp

Make an easy camping dessert recipe using only a cast iron skillet, apples and your preferred crumb topping – then store it in your cooler until ready to enjoy it on the camping trip.

The prep time for this deliciousness is a mere 10 minutes – nothing fancy, but don’t forget the vanilla ice cream!


Skillet S’Mores Cookies

This unique S’more recipe can be enjoyed by the whole family. Kids will delight in roasting their own marshmallows and building the dessert, while adults will appreciate its decadent chocolate filling if you go fancy with dark chocolate or Nutella! Alternatively, make this delicious dessert easily at home before packing it away with your camping gear for an exciting sweet treat after dinner at your campsite!


Key Lime Cakes in a Jar

Making this refreshing dessert while camping is simple! Individual jars make serving it around the campfire quick and simple; kids also love getting involved with its creation.

Combine crushed graham crackers and melted butter in a small bowl; divide evenly among eight 4-oz canning jars, topping each one off with a layer of whipped topping and garnished with lime slices for decoration. Refrigerate before serving!

Change up this recipe easily by switching out the Key lime juice with other flavors such as lemons or berry puree – these would all make delicious additions!


Cinnamon Monkey Bread Foil Packets

Need something tasty to cook up while camping? Try these easy, cinnamon monkey bread foil packets – an exciting treat that takes only 10 minutes to create over the campfire! Get the full recipe at Gimme Some Grilling; these sweet, warm, toasty biscuits will satisfy everyone in your family!


Doughnut Hole Kebabs

Get the little ones involved in making this delicious and decadent dessert! Simply take any store-bought glazed doughnut holes and transform into a fun camping dessert by grilling them to get beautiful grill marks. Then serve them up with your favorite fruit or chocolate sauce.