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7 Best Campfire Desserts For Kids

Kids love camping as much as adults do. To make camping much more fun, delicious desserts can be made while camping to fill the moments with family with joy. Here are a few campfire desserts recipes that the kids shall love indulging in. Few of these are quite easy and be made in a couple of minutes. All taste amazing and can be made without any hassles provided you carry the ingredients with you while you are camping.

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

This is simple dessert recipe that can be prepared in no time. Not much ingredients are needed to craft this delicious dessert. 

Ingredients 

  • Bisquick
  • Sliced peaches in syrup

Directions

Open the container of syrup. Drain the syrup and retain just 1/4th cup of the syrup. You now need to mix the syrup with Bisquick. Keep mixing until a consistency of batter kind is formed. Pour the batter over the sliced peaches. Make sure to place the lid over the mix and then set in on the hot coals. You need to continue cooking until hard dumplings are formed. This would be a treat worth enjoying.

Campfire S’mores

Campfire S’mores

This is the most favorite campfire dessert of all times. Campers love indulging in this treat. This is easy to make and does not involve a messy affair. The ingredients required are less and the dessert can be prepared in less than thirty minutes. You can also alter the recipe if you wish based on your cooking experience. You can try to play with the ingredients. A total of five ingredients would be required.

Ingredients / tools required 

Directions

Split the graham cracker into two. On one of the squares, place a piece of chocolate bar. Skewer the marshmallow in the campfire. Stop once it turns golden brown in color. Let it cool and place it on the chocolate bar that has been placed on the top of the graham cracker. Place the other square of the graham cracker on the top of the marshmallow and press it down slightly. The chocolate will melt because of the hot marshmallow and will fuse the entire setup together and would nothing less than divine. You can carry out few modifications in the recipe. For instance, you can use caramel chocolate instead of dark or plain milk chocolate. Peanut butter and mint filling chocolate would also do. You can as well consider replacing the regular crackers with chocolate crackers. You can also consider adding a strip of bacon if the kids love it. Addition of fruits can add a twist and kids would love this. You can enhance the flavor by placing slices of bananas and strawberries. You can also consider using chocolate spreads instead of hard chocolate.

Banana Boats

Banana Boats

This is a quick and simple recipe for all. Kids would love indulging in it as it is loaded with chocolate chips and marshmallows. You can consider adding peanut butter chips as well. It is entirely up to you if you wish to get bit creative. This dessert is yummy though it would not look so pretty. 

Ingredients

  • Bananas
  • Chocolate chips
  • Heavy duty aluminum foil
  • Marshmallows

Directions

Slice the banana down the middle and ensure that it is left in the peal. Stuff with marshmallows and chocolates. Wrap it in aluminium foil carefully. Place it on the hot coals and cook for five to ten minutes. Rotate often so that it does not end up getting burned. You can experiment with what goes into the banana in the form of filling. Make sure it tastes good with banana or else the kids would fuss about it. 

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

This recipe tastes good whether you make it at home or while camping. Follow this fuss free recipe to craft delicious dessert for the kids.

Ingredients

  • Apples
  • Tin foil
  • Cinnamon
  • Knife

Direction

You need to cut the apples in half. Remove the core and fill with cinnamon. Place the apple in the foil and then place it over hot bed of coals. Wait for ten to minutes for yummy treat to be ready for the kids. You can also consider adding what appeals to the taste buds of your kids. If they are not fond of cinnamon, then you can consider adding something else.

There is an alternative way of crafting a crispy apple dessert while camping. Combine cinnamon, sugar, oats and nutmeg. You need to cook the mixture in butter until it is crumbly. Slice the apples and squeeze lemon juice on the top. Coat the foil with butter lightly and then transfer the mixture over the slices of apple placed on the foil. Place over hot coals and wait for the delicacy to be done. Take care when you place the foil over the coals or else you may end up burning the content.

Campfire eclairs

Campfire eclairs

Who doesn’t not love eclairs? Kids are fond of them. We all have once been. 

Ingredients

  • Crescent rolls
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Foil
  • Vanilla pudding

Direction

Wrap one of the roll at the end of the roasting stick and ensure that the end is closed. You can wrap the foil loosely. Cook until golden brown. Fill the tube with vanilla pudding and top and chocolate frosting. Whipped topping on the top makes it quite attractive and appealing to the kids.

Campfire cones

Campfire cones

Kids would certainly find treating themselves to cone desserts. This is quite easy to make and would not require you to bother much about the process.

Ingredients

  • Fruits
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Cereal pieces
  • Waffle cones
  • Chocolate chips
  • Foil

Directions

Fill the waffle cone with ingredients of your choice. You can also consider the ingredients mentioned. Wrap the cone in the foil and toss into the fire. You can place close to hot coals. Remove after 5 minutes and serve to the kids. 

Campfire Roasted Cinnamon Rolls

Campfire Roasted Cinnamon Rolls

This is one of the most loved dessert delicacies crafted during camping. You just need a stick and cinnamon rolls for crafting this dessert. 

Ingredients 

  • Sugar and cinnamon rolls
  • Butter

Directions

Wrap the cinnamon rolls around the roasting stick. Coat with sugar and butter if it has not been sweetened. Wrap around the foil and place over hot coals. Your dessert would be ready to gorge in 5 minutes.



1 comment

  • Never tried banana boats but I have a feeling my kids would like them so I’ll give them a go next time we have a chance. The apple crisp is a family favorite and the campfire eclairs also look interesting but we’ve never made them.

    Felicia

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