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30 Delicious Campfire Desserts for Your Sweet Tooth

Whoever came up with the idea to roast a marshmallow and then stick it between chocolate and graham crackers deserves an award. It’s a camping staple families look forward to every season. But if you’re wanting to mix things up a bit, these 30 campfire desserts are a crowd-pleaser.

From fruity desserts and bread to s’mores with a twist, you’ll be the king or queen of the campfire as you whip up these delicious treats.

30 Delicious Campfire Desserts

Fruity Campfire Dessert Recipes

3 Ingredient Blackberry Campfire Cobbler

“This Blackberry Campfire Cobbler only takes 3 simple ingredients and will be perfect for a campfire dessert or potluck supper in the neighborhood.” – Midlife Healthy Living

Try Midlife Healthy Living’s Blackberry Cobbler recipe.

campfire desserts - 3 Ingredient Blackberry Campfire Cobbler
Image credit: Midlife Healthy Living

Gluten-Free Baked Apples

“While the kids had s’mores for dessert, I made something more sophisticated for the grown-ups: campfire baked apples. So easy, and really delicious!” – Family Spice

Get the Baked Apple recipe from Family Spice.

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Image credit: Family Spice

Campfire Peach Crisp

“This easy camping recipe just requires a few ingredients. You need a can of sliced peaches, cinnamon graham crackers, instant oatmeal, butter, and pecans if so desired.” – Let’s Camp S’more

Check out Let’s Camp S’more for their Campfire Peach Crisp recipe.

Lemon Blueberry Clafoutis

“What’s a clafoutis? It’s a French dessert that has a flan-like center. Traditionally made with cherries, I made this version with two of my favorite fruit combinations, lemons and blueberries.” – Family Spice

This is another nice option we learned about from Family Spice. Try her dutch oven Lemon Blueberry Clafoutis recipe at your next campout.

Dutch Oven Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

“Nearly fool-proof and dependably crowd-pleasing, it is a camping staple in my family.” – The Good Hearted Woman

Take a look at the Pineapple Upside-Down cake recipe for all the ingredients and details.

Raspberry Nutella Mountain Pies

“I first started making mountain pies back when my college crew and I used to go camping every summer. You can use basic white bread (although brioche is particularly delicious) and whatever fillings you want!” – The Sweetest Occasion

Try this amazingly simple and fun dessert on your next camping trip. We got the idea for this Raspberry Nutella Pie recipe from The Sweetest Occasion.

Campfire Desserts - Raspberry Nutella Mountain Pies
Image credit: The Sweetest Occasion

Dutch Oven Pie

Baking a pie in a dutch at the campsite may seem a little daunting. But, we recommend you give it a try. It’s surprisingly easy and not much different than if you were to bake a pie in your house oven.

If you’d like to give it a go, follow the instructions in this Dutch Oven Pie recipe from Practical Self Reliance.

Grilled Peach Crisp

“This would be a great recipe to take camping.  You could have them mixed up and in foil packets ahead of time and then just throw them on the coals.”– As for Me and My Homestead

There’s nothing better than fresh peaches when enjoying an outdoor adventure. Except maybe a sweet, tasty peach dessert! Prepare to amaze your family with a memorable camping meal by using this Grilled Peach Crisp recipe.

Grilled Caramel Apple Crunch

“Best of all, the foil packets of Grilled Caramel Apple Crunch can be made ahead of time (if you’re camping or having a lot of people over).  Just put them in the fridge or cooler until you’re ready to cook them.” – Coffee With Us 3

If you’ve read some of our other camp cooking articles, you know that simple cooking and easy clean up is always a priority. With that in mind, foil packet cooking comes into play time and time again. Try this simple and easy Grilled Caramel Apple Crunch recipe.

Campfire Skillet Apples

“I’ve been making skillet apples for years, it’s the quicker method of the ‘guts’ of an apple pie, without the pie crust.” – Chaos Is Bliss

For some reason, I enjoy the process of preparing this recipe. It’s a bit relaxing to peel and slice apples outdoors. Learn how to make a great dessert with this Campfire Skillet Apples recipe.

Campfire Desserts - Campfire Skillet Apples Recipe
Image credit: Chaos Is Bliss

Vegan Grilled Banana Splits

“Grilled bananas are vaguely like fried plantains. The fiery grates caramelize the bananas just a bit around the grill marks. Inside, the bananas become hot, melty, and gooey.” – Cadry’s Kitchen

Get the Vegan Grilled Banana Splits recipe.

Campfire Desserts - Grilled Banana Split Recipe vegan
Image credit: Cadry’s Kitchen

Pound Cake and Berry Campfire Skillet Dessert

If you’re looking to deviate from s’mores for your camping desserts, look no further than this pound cake and berry dessert. It features berries, pound cake, and ROLOS! (I’d never thought of the berry and chocolate combination, but WOW it sounds delicious.)

Taste & Tell’s Campfire Pound Cake Skillet Dessert recipe is worth reviewng.

Apple S’Mores Nachos

These apple s’more nachos with apple slices (any kind you want), cinnamon, mini marshmallows, and lemon juice are a perfect combination of tart and sweet. They can be cooked in a skillet over the fire in no time and are easily shareable.

Check the Apple S’Mores recipe by This Lil Piglet.

Campfire Tarts

Honestly, I may find an excuse to go camping just so I can make these tarts. It’s just camp-fired biscuits filled with berries, apples, or any other fruit you would like, and topped with whipped cream.

The Campfire Tarts recipe is available from Cooking Classy.

Autumn Plum Skillet Tart

This tart is a little bit different than the one earlier; it’s one giant tart made in a skillet rather than a bunch of small ones. It also features plums, coconut sugar, and honey for a unique and delicious campfire dessert.

Read through the Skillet Plum Tart recipe for all the ingredients and details.

Grilled Shortcake Skewers

As a shortcake lover, I can’t wait to try these grilled shortcake skewers on my next outdoor adventure. They feature grilled pineapple and strawberries, grilled pound cake, and whipped cream (yum!)

Check out the Shortcake Skewer recipe before your next camping trip. I think you’ll be glad you did.

Cherry Hand Pies

How fun are these little guys? These cherry-filled hand pies can be made quickly and easily in a cast-iron skillet, and everyone has their own little dessert.

Try the Cherry Hand Pies recipe from the Kitchen Magpie.

S’Mores with a Twist


When you have a taste for tacos and s’mores at the same time, turn to the Smaco! This one may soon be your family’s favorite desserts at the campfire. It’s great for the kids to get involved and a pretty tasty treat.

Try the Smaco recipe for a simple and unique campfire dessert.

S’mores Cones

This recipe falls in line with other combo desserts, a bit like the Smaco. But, rather than a taco, it combines s’mores fillings with ice cream cones. If you’re planning a camping meal for a group, consider serving the s’mores cones. Self-serve meals are always a great idea when it comes to feeding a crowd.

Read more about the S’mores Cones recipe from Thrifty Jinxy.

Image credit: Thrifty Jinxy

Banana S’mores

“I think Banana S’mores is the ideal dessert for when you’re camping or caravaning and perfect for BBQ’s or cooking over a bonfire.” – Fab Food 4 All, publisher of this Banana S’mores recipe.

Peanut Butter Cup S’mores

“Peanut Butter Cup S’mores are a delicious spin on everyone’s favorite campfire treat, you’ll love them.” – Who Needs a Cape

Get the Peanut Butter Cup S’mores recipe.

S’mores Nachos

This version of the S’mores Nachos is easy and fast to whip up. Cook the batch over the campfire or on the grill. Of course the list of ingredients is short. Pick up some graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate.

Create a little variety in the dish by using different sized marshmallows and various flavored chocolate chips.

Check out the S’mores Nachos recipe.

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Image credit: Let’s Camp S’more

Strawberry S’mores

“These Strawberry S’mores are now my all-time favorite campfire treat and will be making an appearance at every bonfire I am a part of this year.  I hope they’ll make an appearance at yours too.” – Mum’s the Word

Read through the Strawberry S’mores recipe for more details.

S’mores Brownies

This S’mores Brownies recipe may be your new favorite. The reason is because it’s a one-pot dessert. Who doesn’t love it when there is only one pot to clean after enjoying a delicious dessert!

S’mores Pudgy Pie

The chocolately, delicious pudgy pies are a perfect camping treat, and they take a total of ten minutes to prep and cook. They feature cinnamon swirl bread, graham crackers, chocolate chips, and mini marshmallows.

You can find the S’mores Pudgy Pie recipe at the Jelly Toast Blog.

Additional Campfire Dessert Yumminess

Campfire Cones

Do you have any leftover cones after making the S’mores Cones dessert we referenced above? It’s good to have extra because you can fill an ice cream cone with almost anything to make for a tasty treat by the campfire.

Try this recipe for Campfire Cones for some unique dessert ideas.

Campfire Desserts - Campfire Cones Three Ways

Dutch Oven Banana Bread

“The key to Dutch oven cooking, banana bread or otherwise, is to place hot coals both above and below the pot.” – Practical Self Reliance

Try this Dutch Oven Banana Bread recipe at your next campout!

Campfire Desserts - Dutch Oven Banana Bread
Image credit: Practical Self Reliance

Campfire Donuts

I was pleasantly surprised to find out you can make donuts over a campfire, and it’s a lot easier than you may think. These cinnamon sugar donuts can be fried in a cast-iron skillet and will be a crowd favorite for sure.

Get everyone to smile by making this Campfire Donut recipe.

Giant OREO Skillet Cookie

Two words: giant cookie. This OREO Skillet Cookie recipe calls for only two items. It’s super simple. You can also get the kids involved to help make this melt-in-your-mouth campfire dessert.

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

I can’t believe how delicious this Hot Fudge Pudding Cake recipe sounds. This is one of those recipes where it’s nearly impossible not to lick the batter off the spoon with its delicious, fudgy goodness.

These yummy campfire desserts will be a crowd-pleaser this camping season. We hope you enjoy whipping up some tasty treats in a cast-iron skillet, dutch oven, foil packets, on a stick, and more! Your sweet tooth will thank you. 

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  1. What gorgeous dessert inspiration, I’d love to try these whether at home or camping! Thanks for sharing my recipe:-)

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