There's no time like summer to sit by a campfire and indulge in your favorite treats. And I suspect that more than a few of you would consider a yummy dessert and adult beverage among your favorite things to treat yourself to. So next time you're planning a camping trip or even just making a fire at home, turn to these campsite perfect recipes for enjoying the great outdoors.
Campfire Apple Crisp
Don't have the time or attention span for baking a pie or cobbler? This crisp is a perfect substitute for the gooey, fruity, and buttery treat that you're craving. Pairs great with a dollop of whipped cream or scoop of ice cream.
Dutch Oven Smores
So I won't bore you with classic s'mores. Instead I'll offer this fun new take on s'mores that you can make in a cast iron skillet. Because at the end of the day, all we really want is perfectly melted chocolate and to goey marshmallow.
Ooey Gooey Grilled Chocolate Banana Bundles
I always try to convince myself that simply by using fruit I am making a healthy dessert recipe. Though this isn't really the case, you can feel a bit less guilty about this dessert since all the yummy stuff is on a banana instead of something less healthy.
Fire Roasted Marshmallow Covered Strawberries
Stick a skewer through the strawberry, dip it in some marshmallow fluff, roast over the campfire, consume when cool. Easy and delicious! And (relatively) low in calories.
Grilled Campfire Cones
Nutella, marshmallow, chocolate and peanut butter chips, all melted in a waffle cone. You won't believe how delicious this is.
No Mess Grilled Blueberry Cobbler
This quick cobbler makes your life easier with it's low maintenance recipe and easy clean up. The bright fruity flavors are great for summertime campouts.
Just look at that picture. This appetizing dessert is so simple yet so pretty. If you're feeling like being fancy without all the effort, this recipe is your go to.
Boozy Campfire Marshmallows
As simple as roasting a marshmallow and dunking it in Baileys. If you're feeling adventurous, try to make a boozy s'more out of it. Speaking of booze…
Camping Cocktails And Booze Recipes
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This red sangria is sparkly and fruity while maintaining the richness of the red wine. Perfect to enjoy with some lovely scenery. All you need is red wine, cinnamon sticks, and orange slices.
We couldn't do camping booze without a refreshing, light, white sangria! The classic summer beverage that transports perfectly for the campsite.
Sunset Rum Punch
Deliciously summery, this rum punch is a great addition to your summer camping booze arsenal.
Or if you're looking for something a little bit warmer…
5 Coziest Warm Camping Cocktails
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So next time you're camping or grilling out, treat yourself to these delicious and easy campfire dessert and cocktail recipes. Enjoy your time at the campsite and around the fire even more by indulging in these camping cocktails and sweet treats.
Have you ever tried any of these recipes? Let us know in the comments!