You and your family sitting around the campfire enjoying 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 Dessert Recipes
“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
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
“Nearly fool-proof and dependably crowd-pleasing, it is a camping stable” – The Good Hearted Woman
“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!
“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
“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!
“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
“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
“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
“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!
” 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
“I love taking an ordinary power cake mix and turning it into something extraordinary.” – Let’s Camp More
“Delight your friends and family with these timeless pecan-filled treats, they will thank you for it.” Southern Cast Iron
“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.
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“This giant cookie is a sweet, indulgent treat that tastes like a traditional campfire s’more. The cookie base is soft and gooey when warm, but firms up after cooling” – My Recipes
“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
“This dutch-oven dessert cooks more evenly if you use charcoal rather than wood for fuel.” – My Recipes
“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
“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
“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.
“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.
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Please share your favorite Dutch oven desert recipe with us, we’d love to hear from you, comment below.