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10 Easy Dutch Oven Desserts For Camping

Desserts are not offered much weightage when it comes to camp cooking. Many are under the assumption that making desserts is time consuming. Although you have limited resources to use at the campsite, you can make delicious Dutch oven desserts without much hassle.

1. Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

This is a super easy dessert that you can make in a Dutch oven after a long day of hiking. This delicious berry and peach cobbler recipe goes over well with both adults and kids.

Ingredients:

Ground Cinnamon, baking mix, 2 cans of sliced peaches in light or heavy syrup, fresh blueberries. For topping you will require, baking mix, sugar, melted butter, milk and cinnamon sugar.

Instructions:

Spray the Dutch oven with oil. Drain a can of peaches as well as blueberries. Add baking mix, sugar and then sprinkle ground cinnamon. For topping, you can combine baking mix, butter, sugar and milk in a plastic bag. Drop the dough on the peaches. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar and then place the oven on hot coals. Heat for about thirty to forty five minutes until the top becomes crusty and golden brown.

2. Dutch Oven Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Dutch Oven Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

You can make scrumptious, warm and gooey caramel cinnamon rolls at the camp site within 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

Cinnamon rolls, Brown sugar, a teaspoon cinnamon, graham crackers. For Topping, frosting that comes with cinnamon rolls, caramel ice cream topping 

Instructions:

Cut the roll in smaller pieces as desired and arrange them at the bottom of the oven. Line the oven with aluminium foil or you can even spray cooking oil before placing the rolls. In a separate bowl, combine cracker crumbs, cinnamon and brown sugar. Sprinkle this mixture on the cut rolls. Cover the lid of the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Combine caramel topping and frosting for icing. Drizzle this over the rolls when they are still warm.

3. Dutch Oven Cheesecake

Dutch Oven Cheesecake

This cheesecake recipe would not disappoint you. This is easy and everybody at the camp site would really love it.

Ingredients:

Honey graham cracker crust, cream cheese, sugar, flour, vanilla, sour cream, baking spray and eggs.

Instructions:

Grease the oven and lay the cracker crust at the bottom. Let it warm for a couple of minutes. Add sour cream in a separate bowl. Add eggs and blend. Pour this mixture over the crust. Bake for thirty minutes. Let it cool before you add toppings.

 4. Peanut butter bacon chocolate bars

Peanut butter bacon chocolate bars

These are delicious, rich and full of bacon. You will love sharing this dessert with everybody at the campsite.

Ingredients:

Peanut butter cookie, vegetable oil, maple-flavoured syrup, eggs, slices of bacon that have been cooked and crumbled, chopped peanuts and semisweet chocolate chips.

Instructions:

Spray the oven and line with parchment paper. In a bowl, stir eggs, syrup and cookie mix. Form soft dough. Stir peanuts and bacon in the dough. Press the dough on the parchment paper that is lining the oven. Bake for 25 minutes until it turns golden brown. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Place the lid back and cook for five minutes until the chocolate melts. Spread the melted chocolate evenly. Wait for it to set and then cut into desired shape.

5. Dutch Oven Lemon Blueberry Biscuits

Dutch Oven Lemon Blueberry Biscuits

Flaky and light biscuits make ideal camping breakfast. These biscuits can be made quickly.

Ingredients:

all-purpose flour, granulate sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, lemon yoghurt, egg, melted butter, grated lemon peel, unthawed frozen blueberries. For glazing, you can use confectioner’s sugar, grated lemon peel and 1 table spoon lemon juice.

Instructions:

Oil the Dutch oven lightly. You can as well put tin foil and spray oil on it. Whisk sugar, flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Mix well. Whisk egg, yoghurt, lemon peel and melted butter. Add this mixture to the flour mixture. Add blueberries. Drop this mixture in the oven. Bake until golden brown. This would take about 20 minutes. Combine the glazing ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth. Drizzle over warm biscuits.

6. Dutch Oven Seven Layer Brownie

Dutch Oven Seven Layer Brownie

You can try this recipe if you love to have a sweet dish after meal. This seven layer brownie is easy to make and is as well delicious.

Ingredients:

Brownie Mix, melted butter, vanilla, egg, coconut flakes, toffee bits, semisweet chocolate chips, chopped pecans, chopped pretzels, sweetened condensed milk.

Instructions:

Stir eggs, brownie mix, butter and vanilla in a large bowl. Press this mixture into a greased Dutch oven. Bake for 14 minutes. Sprinkle, chocolate chips, coconut chips toffee bits and chopped pecans over the brownies that have been partially cooked. Top with condensed milk. Bake for 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick and check whether the brownie is done or not. It the pick comes out clean then the brownie is ready. Cool it and serve.

7. Dutch Oven Monkey Bread

Dutch Oven Monkey Bread

If you love to have dessert after dinner, then you need to try this recipe at the camp site. The plus is that it is easy to make.

Ingredients:

Pillsbury biscuits, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon and melted butter.

Instructions:

Spray the Dutch oven with cooking oil. Line the oven with a foil before spraying. Chop biscuits and mix cinnamon and sugar. Place this mixture in the oven. Pour melted butter over the mixture and bake for 35 minutes.

8. Bacon wrapped cinnamon rolls

Bacon wrapped cinnamon rolls

This dessert combines the crunchy taste of bacon and the gooeyness of cinnamon. This heavenly combination will delight one and all at the campsite.

Ingredients:

Bacon strips and cinnamon roll dough with icing.

Instructions:

Heat pan and fry bacon strips for a couple of minutes. Remove and tap on a paper towel for removing excess oil. Unroll the cinnamon rolls and place bacon strips. Roll it back into shape. Spray oven with non-stick spray or line with tin foil. Place all the rolls. Cook for 25 minutes until the rolls have been cooked. Drizzle with icing and serve warm.

9. Dutch Oven Blueberry Cinnamon Rolls

Dutch Oven Blueberry Cinnamon Rolls

Warm cinnamon rolls make perfect breakfast recipe at the campsite.

Ingredients:

Cinnamon rolls with icing, blueberries, granulated sugar, corn-starch, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest and water.

Instructions:

Coat the oven with vegetable oil. You can also line it with foil. Combine corn starch, sugar and blueberries. Add lemon zest, water and lemon juice. Cook and stir until the mixture thickens. Allow it to cool. Unroll the cinnamon rolls. Add the blueberry filling and roll it back. Place these rolls in the oven and cook for 25 minutes. Sprinkle icing on the rolls. Serve warm.

10. Doughnut hole

Doughnut hole

Doughnut holes are fun and easy to make. You can use these as snack or for breakfast. You just need three ingredients for crafting this recipe.

Ingredients:

Buttermilk biscuits, sugar, cinnamon, confectioner’s sugar, plain glaze, salt, unsalted butter, milk and vanilla extract.

Instructions:

Stir sugar and ground cinnamon in a bow. Now whisk confectioner’s sugar, milk and vanilla extract. This will be used as icing. Lay out the biscuits on a board. Cut out hole from the middle. Fry them until golden brown. Fry both the sides properly. You can even fry the holes. Drain using paper towels and sprinkle cinnamon sugar or the icing mixture.

 



3 comments

  • Love everything in here, but I think my favorite is the Dutch oven caramel apple cinnamon rolls. I love cinnamon and caramel so this is right up my alley. Going to show my wife this recipe and beg her to make it. Wish me luck :)!

    Lauren
  • I’m dying to make some bacon wrapped cinnamon rolls! They look so yummy! I’m going to make some tomorrow even if we’re not going camping. It’s going to be sweet!

    Jocelyn
  • Each one of these desserts look absolutely delicious! I’m going to be trying them out the next time we go camping. Thank you!

    Gina M.

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