10 Family Favourite Campfire Treats

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Campfire treats is one of the things that our kids look the most forward to when we go camping.  Basically the sweeter and gooier, the better.  Kids just like to be able to make their own creation so just be sure to have lots of marshmallows, fruit and chocolate on hand.

Here are some of our favourite desserts and goodies we like to make on the campfire!  Enjoy!

Camping Treats

S’mores 

Probably one of the most popular of all campfire treats is s’mores.  Easy to make and oh so yummy

What you will need:

  • Package of marshmallows
  • Chocolate bar (we prefer Hershey’s)
  • Package of graham crackers

Note:  You can use chocolate covered cookies in place of the graham crackers and chocolate bar

Roast marshmallow to preferred doneness.  Place a piece of chocolate on one graham cracker and then place the marshmallow on top and place another graham cracker on top.  Squeeze the graham crackers together to melt the chocolate and squish the marshmallow down.  Enjoy!

Campfire Cinnamon Twists

Campfire Cinnamon Twists

What you will need:

  • 1 package of ready to bake biscuits
  • Cinnamon and sugar
  • Butter

Take a piece of the biscuit make into a snake shape and then wrap it around a cooking skewer or stick. Cook over the fire until golden brown. Roll in butter and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar all over it and warm over fire for about 30 seconds to melt the butter and crisp up the suer and cinnamon.

Campfire Crumble recipe

Campfire Crumble

What you will need:

  • Oatmeal Cookies
  • Pie Filling or favourite fruit
  • Cinnamon
  • Tin Foil

Take 2 cookies per person and crumble one into the bottom of the foil.  Top with fruit, cinnamon (if desired) and the other crumbled cookie.  Wapr it all up and cook on grill over fire until warm

Campfire treats

Chocolate Fondue

What you will need:

  • Chocolate bars to melt
  • Dipping stuff: cookies, fruit skewers, marshmallows
  • Pot

Place pot of chocolate near embers to melt the chocolate.  Dip roasted marshmallows, fruit skewers and cookies into the chocolate.  Warn the kids to be careful as the chocolate will be super hot

Campfire treats

Campfire Baked Cinnamon Apples

What you will need:

  • Apples
  • Cinnamon
  • Brown sugar
  • Little bit of butter
  • Heavy duty aluminum foil

Cut the apple in half and take out the core. Place the apple halves on a piece of aluminum foil and fill the apple with the desired amount of cinnamon and sugar and a little bit of butter.  Put the apple back together and wrap the apple up and place in coals for about 20 mins.  Be sure to rotate for even cooking.

Campfire desserts

Dessert Tortillas

What you will need:

  • Soft tortilla
  • Bananas, Strawberries or Apples Chocolate, caramels, and marshmallows, coconut, peanut butter
  • Icing Sugar
Place the tortilla on a piece of foil and place your desired toppings inside leaving enough room to roll it up.  Wrap in foil once rolled and place on the coals or girl to melt filling.  When done, unwrap and sprinkle with icing sugar

Campfire treats

Campfire Cones

This one is one of our kid’s favourites as it’s customized to their liking

What you will need:

  • Ice cream cones (Waffle or sugar cones work best)
  • Filling – marshmallows, fruit, chocolate chips, nuts, toffee bits, cereal, granola
  • Foil (enough to wrap each cone)

Stuff each cone with the fillings of your  choice and wrap the cone in the foil.  Place on grill or on coals and rotate until the contents are all melted together.

Banana Boats

Banana Boat

What you will need:

  • Banana
  • Hersheys chocolate bar or chocolate chips
  • Marshmallows or mini marshmallows
  • Additional items you could add: Caramels, nuts, cereal pieces, sprinkles, butterscotch chips,
  • Aluminum foil

Leave the banana in the peel and cut it down the middle.  Put all your toppings you’ve chosen in the middle of the banana.  Wrap in the aluminium foil and bake in the coals or on the grill until contents are melted

Campfire treats

Ooey Gooey Brownies

What you will need:

  • Two-bite Brownies
  • Marshmallows
  • Strawberries
  • Chocolate chips

Place broken up brownie pieces on a large piece of foil.  Top with marshmallows, strawberries and chocolate chips.  Wrap up tight and warm on fire to melt the chocolate and marshmallows.  Open up and enjoy!!

Camping treats

Grilled Stuffed Waffles

What you will need:

  • Frozen waffles
  • Ingredients to stuff your waffles with:  Chocolate, marshmallows, fruit, nuts …

Place your favourite ingredients between two thawed waffles and wrap up in foil.  Place on grill or over coal to toast the waffles and melt the stuffing.  Be sure to rotate package often so you don’t burn the waffles.

 

 What’s your family’s favourite campfire treat? 

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