23+ Camping Dessert Recipes You Are Gonna Love!

Who doesn’t think about a sweet treat to end a meal of awesome camping food?

These camping dessert recipes include campfire desserts besides smores (even though we have those too!)

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Camping Dessert Ideas

Easy camping desserts make perfect endings to meals in the great outdoors!

You need to consider if you want no-cook desserts or sweet treats you have to bake, fry or toast as well as what equipment you need to make them.


Dutch Oven Dessert Recipes

We love cooking with campfires and these camp oven desserts are some of our favorites.

Camping Smores Dutch Oven Brownies

Smores Brownies Dutch Oven Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a Dutch oven filled with baked brownies that are topped with graham cracker and marshmallow toppings and a Dutch oven lid in the background with spent charcoal setting on top and text over the image that reads camping Dutch oven smores brownies.

These camping smores Dutch oven brownies are oooey, gooey, easy and indulgent!

What more could you want for dessert?


We use parchment liners when we bake many of our one pot camping meals, like these brownies.

If you don’t know how to use Dutch oven liners … you should because cleanup is a BREEZE!

You can make your own out of a roll of parchment paper …

… or use pre-cut styles.

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Dutch Oven Carrot Cake

Camping Dessert Dutch Oven Carrot Cake by CampingForFoodies features a moist carrot cake with raisins and nuts topped with a thick cream cheese frosting as a cut slice is being lifted from the cake and ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Camping Dessert Dutch Oven Carrot Cake.features a moist carrot cake with raisins and nuts topped with a thick cream cheese frosting as a cut slice is being lifted from the cake and ready to be served at the campsite with text over the image that reads Camping Dessert Dutch Oven Carrot Cake.

No electric appliances are needed for this camping version of carrot cake made from scratch using your cast iron Dutch oven.


Dutch Oven Blueberry Cobbler

Easy Cast Iron Dutch Oven Blueberry Cobbler by CampingForFoodies features a camp cooking scene with a campfire blazing in the background and sitting on the ground in front of the campfire ring is a blueberry cobbler that is baked and ready to serve from a cast iron Dutch oven with text over the image that reads blueberry cobbler.

This simple recipe starts with fresh blueberries that are topped with an easy cobbler … it is sooooooooo good!


Chocolate Lava Dutch Oven Cakes

Chocolate Lava Dutch Oven Cakes - Camping For Foodies .com

Who doesn’t love a little chocolate to complete a meal?

These lava cakes are moist and decadent!


Blueberry Lemon Dutch Oven Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Dutch Oven Muffins - Camping For Foodies .com

These blueberry lemon muffins have a lovely glaze drizzled over the top and are perfect as a warm dessert or as a sweet breakfast item.


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Easy Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This is a photo of a Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside Down Cake Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. The moist cake is covered with gooey pineapples dotted with cherries sitting on a table in the mountains at a remote camping site.

There are not many Dutch oven desserts camping families always agree upon but this simple cake is just that for our family.

It is the perfect ending to easy camping meals!


Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread

Easy Dutch Oven Cinnamon Bread Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies. Slices of this golden brown bread are sitting on a blue camping plate and the remaining bread is in a black camp dutch oven ready to be sliced and served.

Some camp oven dessert recipes are great for breakfast too … like this yummy cinnamon bread! It goes great with a cup of joe! If you don’t know how to make coffee when camping, we have awesome methods for making big batches for large groups, multiple cups for families and techniques for brewing individual servings.


Upper Crust Apple Pie

Upper Crust Apple Pie - Perfect for making in a Dutch Oven, Camp Oven or RV Oven - Camping For Foodies .com

This Dutch oven apple dessert is one of our favorite pies for enjoying on fall camping trips!


Did you know you can bake on your propane stove using your Dutch oven with a dome and heat diffuser plate?

You can!

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Dutch Oven Berry Cobbler

Berry Cobbler Dessert Camp Recipe - Perfect for making in a Dutch Oven, Camp Oven or RV Oven - Camping For Foodies .com

This is one of our Dutch oven dessert campfire recipes that was originally created at home when we were trying to use all of the food we had in the house before a big move across the country!


Camp Dutch Oven Coffee Cake

Camp Dutch Oven Coffee Cake Camping For Foodies .com

This slightly sweet coffee cake is one of our camping breakfast ideas we make as a dessert too.


Lemon Blueberry Topped Campfire Dutch Baby

Lemon Blueberry Campfire Dutch Baby - Camping For Foodies .com

The combination of lemon and blueberry often make an appearance on our summer cast iron desserts camping menu because the flavors are fresh and fabulous!


Campfire Dutch Oven Jalapeño Cornbread

Campfire Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cornbread Camping Recipe perfect for outdoor cooking and a side dish for your camping meals

We usually make this cornbread to accompany our campfire chili but if we have leftovers (which is not very often) it quickly disappears from the dessert table!


Make Ahead Camping Desserts

If you like baked goods but don’t want to do a lot of baking at the campsite, try making desserts that freeze well.

Caramel Nut Brownies

Caramel Nut Brownies Camp Recipe - Perfect for making in a Dutch Oven, Camp Oven or RV Oven - Camping For Foodies .com

You can make these brownies at the campsite but you can also make them at home, slice them, wrap them individually and then freeze.

When you are ready, just defrost as many as you need during your trip.


Campfire Desserts

Some sweet treats are perfect for campfire cooking!

Campfire Smores Recipes: 10 Mouth-Watering Variations

10 Campfire S'mores Recipes S'more Variations That Will Make Your Mouth Water - Camping For Foodies .com

When you think of easy campfire recipes … especially classic camping food desserts … you probably think of smores.

These unique variations will make you fall in love all over again with this timeless treat!

When you are planning camping meals for two, s’mores are a great option because you can make only the number you want and won’t have tons of leftover sweets from a family-sized portion dessert.


Campfire Donuts Dutch Oven Camping Recipe

Campfire Donuts Dutch Oven Camping Recipe Frying In Oil by CampingForFoodies

Want easy campfire desserts?

These donuts only use 3 ingredients making them one of the quickest Dutch oven camping recipes we have ever made!


Camp Stove Desserts

Camp stove recipes for dessert are so nice!

Why?

Because it is so easy to just turn your camping propane on and off … rather than dealing with campfires or charcoal briquettes.

Grilled Pound Cake With Berries

Grilled Pound Cake with Red White and Blue Topping - Camping For Foodies .com

This is one of our camp dessert recipes that uses fresh ingredients along with packaged ones.

It is so yummy you would never know it starts with a prepared pound cake!


Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls

You’ll find these peanut butter balls on our list of camping food recipes no refrigeration required.

They are perfect when you are short on cold food storage space!

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls Camping Recipe With Food Requiring No Refrigeration by CampingForFoodies

Campfire Desserts Tin Foil Packets

Foil packet meals are the easiest for cleanup!

Spiced-Up Mixed Nuts

Spiced-Up Mixed Nuts Camping Recipe With Food Requiring No Refrigeration by CampingForFoodies

If you are looking for a not-too-sweet snack for dessert, you need to try these spiced nuts!

They are cooked in foil pouches over your campfire or grill and make really tasty vegetarian camping recipes that can be eaten throughout the day.


Easy No Cook Camping Desserts

When you just don’t feel like cooking but want dessert…

Fruit And Nut Peanut Butter Stuffed Tortilla

Fruit And Nut Peanut Butter Stuffed Tortilla Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies features a whole wheat tortilla laying on a blue camping plate with peanut butter, banana slices, dried fruit, nuts and seeds layered on top and ready to be rolled up to be eaten with text over the image reading camping recipe.

Don’t you love healthy desserts that are packed with protein?

This stuffed tortilla is great for dessert, breakfast, lunch or a snack on the trail or at camp!


Fresh Fruit Tossed In Honey Mint Syrup

Fresh Summer Fruit Tossed in Honey Mint Syrup from Camping For Foodies

Fresh fruit is a healthy camping dessert but is not very exciting … until you add a honey mint syrup!

Do the prep at home and this dessert becomes part of your make ahead camping meals that is perfect for the campsite.

It also works as great road trip food ideas and travel snacks for your adventures that require longer travel distances.


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Pie Iron Dessert Recipes

Cooking on sticks is always a favorite thing to do around campfires!

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Got a favorite dessert for camping we should try?

Leave us a comment and tell us about it … we’d love to hear from you!

Camping Dessert Recipes by CampingForFoodies is a collection of camping desserts made at a campsite and ready for serving including Grilled Pound Cake With Berries, Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls, Fresh Summer Fruit Tossed In Honey Mint Syrup and a Lemon Blueberry Topped Campfire Dutch Baby with text over the image reading camping desserts.

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