27 Delectable Dutch Oven Desserts (Will Make You Drool) - The Roving Foley's
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27 Delectable Dutch Oven Desserts (Will Make You Drool)

Picture this…..

You and your family sitting around the campfire on a cool night, enjoying some hearty campfire stew, and getting ready for some scrumptious Dutch oven camping desserts.

Fellow RVers walking by in the hope that you might invite them over for dessert.  Pretty soon you’ll start to gain a name for yourself as the “Queen of camping desserts”.  Only you will know just how easy cast iron Dutch ovens are to use for desserts!

Campers will think it took you all day to make your ‘famous’ campfire Dutch oven apple cobbler, or what about your decadent campfire berry cobbler, the one everyone ‘raves’ about!

We have put together a list of  27 easy Dutch oven desserts, Dutch oven brownies and Dutch oven cobbler recipes that will knock your socks off.

The best part is, these recipes are so freaking easy to make, it’s ridiculous.  And that’s what camp food should be all about, simple, easy food that tastes delicious!  This is the exact Dutch oven we cook with and love.

27 Dutch Oven Desserts Recipes

1. Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

“This was the first Dutch oven camping dessert we ever made, I was shocked at how great it tasted because it was so simple to make! Goes great with vanilla ice cream or even whipped cream. We will try other boxed cake mix and blueberry pie filling, or cherry pie filling- YUMMM!”  – The Roving Foleys

2. Dutch Oven Blueberry Biscuits

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Dutch Oven Blueberry Biscuits

“This dessert can be used for breakfast or as a campfire dessert. I love that it can be made in under 20 minutes!” – 50 Campfires

3. Upsidedown Pineapple Cake

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Upsidedown Pineapple Cake

“Nearly fool-proof and dependably crowd-pleasing, it is a camping stable” – The Good Hearted Woman

4. Dutch Oven Apple Cobbler

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Dutch Oven Apple Cobbler

“Baking with a Dutch oven can feel a little intimidating, especially at a campsite. But trust us, for this recipe, we’re using the word “baking” in the loosest possible sense. This apple cobbler is super simple to make and requires very little hands on work. So if you’re a little hesitant about cooking with your Dutch oven, this is a perfect place to start” – Fresh off the Grid

Try with some oatmeal/ brown sugar/ cinnamon mix to make an apple crisp variation. A truly delicious dessert!

5. Chocolate Cherry Lava Cake

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Chocolate Cherry Lava Cake

“We’ve made many desserts in the Dutch oven over the years. They all have had something in common. They were made with a prepared box mix. I love taking an ordinary power cake mix and turning it into something extraordinary.” – Diana Rambles

6. Cinnamon Nut Pull Aparts

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Cinnamon Nut Pull Aparts

“Five ingredients that will provide the tastiest dessert you’ll have around the campfire (next to s’mores of course!). Add this to your menu plan for your next trip, it will be worth it. Trust me.” – Tried and Tasty

Sort of a take on traditional monkey bread. These sweet treats are the perfect dessert for your next camping trip!

7. Blackberry Campfire Cobbler

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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.” – Mid Life Healthy Living

8. Mississippi Mud Cake

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Mississippi Mud Cake

“However, if you put this cake and a cobbler next to each other in a gathering of people, this will be gone first. Wanna know why? I’ll tell you. Chocolate. And pecans.” – Dirty Dish Club

9. Giant Cinnamon Roll

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Giant Cinnamon Roll

“Dutch Oven Cinnamon Roll! Be the hit at your next campout when you make this giant cinnamon roll for a delicious breakfast or dessert!” – Fav Family favorites

10. 7 Layer Brownies

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7 Layer Brownies

“Now, it is understandable that you want to just dive right in and eat the brownie straight out of the Dutch oven. However, give it about an hour or two to cool. It will still be warm enough to melt ice cream,” Pulling Curls

This easy recipe will cook to a golden brown and make your taste buds sing! 

11. Texas Peach Cobbler

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Texas Peach Cobbler

” This Texas Peach Cobbler is one of our most popular recipes.  Maybe’s its because we had so much fun making it or it’s everyone’s dream campfire recipe? ” – My turn for us

12. Cherry Chocolate Lava Cake

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Cherry Chocolate Lava Cake

“I love taking an ordinary power cake mix and turning it into something extraordinary.” – Let’s Camp More  

13. Pecan Pralines

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Pecan Pralines

“Delight your friends and family with these timeless pecan-filled treats, they will thank you for it.”  Southern Cast Iron

14. Delicious Marshmallow Cheesecake

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Delicious Marshmallow Cheesecake

“A creamy, delicious marshmallow cheesecake that you can make in a Dutch oven while glamping! With a fun topping bar including chocolate ganache, Honey Maid Graham Crackers, and more!” – Eazy Peazy Mealz

15. Dutch Oven Double Chocolate Cake

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Dutch Oven Double Chocolate Cake

“A creamy, delicious marshmallow cheesecake that you can make in a Dutch oven while glamping! With a fun topping bar including chocolate ganache, Honey Maid Graham Crackers, and more!” – Eazy Peazy Mealz

Elaine from Sunset.com recommends using charcoal briquets instead of wood to more precisely control the fire’s heat.

16. Black Cherry Chocolate Cake

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Black Cherry Chocolate Cake

“The recipe was a winner! Everyone loved the gooey, rich, chocolaty-cherry dessert. It takes about two minutes to throw in the Dutch oven and cooks in about 30-40 mins” – A Bountiful Kitchen

17. Cheesecake

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Cheesecake

“I’ve always been a sucker for cheesecake (but who isn’t, right?), so when I found a Dutch oven cheesecake recipe that I could make while camping, I had to try it. Right away. We were not disappointed.” – 50 Campfires

18. Lemon Blueberry Dump Cake

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Lemon Blueberry Dump Cake

“I LOVE the combination of lemon and blueberry, so I decided to make a dump cake.  This Lemon Blueberry Dump Cake is so simple to make” – Let’s Camp Smore

19. Campfire Monkey Bread

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Campfire Monkey Bread

“I also found that in order to cook it evenly you really do need to place hot coals on top of the Dutch oven. Without even cooking you are likely to end up with a burnt bottom and a raw top. Yes, this comes from experience, so believe me!” – Sweet Love and Ginger

20. Dutch Oven Dutch Baby

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Dutch Oven Dutch Baby

“I love outdoor cooking, especially when I’m camping, and waking up to a Dutch Oven Dutch Baby smothered in sweet berries is such a treat for my family!” – Self Proclaimed Baby

21. S’mores Cookie Cake

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S’mores Cookie Cake

“A marvelous cookie cake with all the amazing flavors of your favorite campfire treat! 3 delicious layers! Perfect for picnics and parties any time of year.” -That Skinny Chick Can Bake

22. Upside Down Peach Cake

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Upside Down Peach Cake

“Summer, camping and Dutch oven cooking go hand in hand. This Dutch Oven Upside Down Peach Cake will satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth on your next campout!” – A Bountiful Kitchen

23. Coconut Upside Down Pineapple Cake

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Coconut Upside Down Pineapple Cake

“A pineapple coconut sugar mixture bakes on the bottom, then gets flipped over to be on the top of this Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Top with a homemade whipped cream and sprinkle with coconut. A light, fresh cake!” – The Best Cake Recipes

24. Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

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Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

“We used a favorite homemade pancake mix plus a bit of sugar and butter, for the batter in this peach cobbler. You could use purchased pancake mix instead, adjusting the liquid if needed so the mixture is fairly thick, similar to drop biscuit dough.” – Sunset

25. Dutch Oven Brownies

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Dutch Oven Brownies

“This brownie recipe only requires three ingredients. You could skip the chocolate chips, but your brownies will be much more cake like and not fudgy. You could also try other brownie mix add-ins such as candy or mini marshmallows” – Let’s Camp Smore

26. Dutch Oven S’mores Cake

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Dutch Oven S’mores Cake

“This 10-minute Dutch oven s’mores cake recipe is a fun spin on the classic s’more. It’s the perfect Dutch oven camping dessert! I mean, who doesn’t love a good s’mores recipe?   ” – Polka Dot Chair

Making s’mores is to campfire cooking what pizza is to Italian. These delicious desserts will bake up in one pot, but please a whole bunch of hungry campers. 

27. Coconut Oil Popcorn

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Coconut Oil Popcorn

“There is nothing quite like the taste of coconut oil popcorn made in a Dutch oven. The texture is pretty fabulous, too.” – Mama Likes to Cook 

There you have it, 27 Dutch oven camping desserts that will make your fellow campers super jealous and looking for an invite to supper.

If you like these camp oven desserts, check out some other recipes we think you’ll like.

Please share your favorite Dutch oven desert recipe with us, we’d love to hear from you, comment below.

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Grainne Foley

Grainne Foley grew up in Ireland and spent summers caravanning around Europe with her family. Now, as a wife and mother of 2, she spent 5 years traveling the USA as a full time RVing family. She is passionate about travel, and helping others who are considering the RV lifestyle. She has created dozens of helpful RVing checklists which are available throughout the website, and has curated hundreds of simple, flavorful meals for families on the go.

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