It’s tradition to have S’mores when you’re camping and they are always a big hit. You can expand your tasty treats around the campfire, however, with a few simple ingredients. We have some ideas for easy desserts your family will enjoy and you can easily pack to bring with you.
Bring along some fresh strawberries or pick some up at a local farmers market. You can dip them in a jar of marshmallow fluff and then roast them. You’ll get the creamy, toasted flavor of the marshmallow combined with the sweet, tart juicy bite of the strawberry. It will be a new favorite.
You can make a delicious apple crisp wrapped in foil. Combine some oatmeal, sugar, cinnamon, and a little bit of flour and a pat of butter. Chop apples to combine with this mixture and wrap it all in heavy duty foil. You can cook them on the grill or in the campfire. And there won’t be any dishes to wash!
Most will enjoy a fruit and yogurt parfait for breakfast or any time of day, really. You can layer the ingredients in paper cups and top with granola. Easy peasy.
You can even make cookies when you’re camping. Bring a couple tubes of ready-made cookie dough and spread it all in a cast iron skillet. You can cook it on the grill or over the campfire. Kids will delight in seeing one giant cookie and they will dig right in.
You can get creative and enjoy some very tasty treats when you’re camping. Have the kids help make these desserts. They will love pitching in and eating the results.