Not that there’s anything wrong with classic campfire s’mores or any of the creative twists on s’mores that are out there. But take a look at what other desserts you can make in the glow of your campfire or backyard BBQ when you just can’t s’more anymore.
Foiled-wrapped apples stuffed with cinnamon and brown sugar are baked in the embers of your campfire, then made even more delectable when you slip a little bacon over the top.
“These are wonderful! A nice change from s’mores. We do sometimes add peanut butter also for an extra gooey treat.” — MOMOFCASSIE
Put doughnuts on your camping shopping list so you can make these clever pineapple upside-down cakes using the heat from your campfire. Watch the video to see it all come together.
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.
“If 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
- See how to use oranges and cinnamon roll dough to make Campfire Roasted Orange Treats.
- Check out more easy camping snacks.
- Get more recipes to make in the great outdoors.