Sweet Treats when camping

Sweet Treats when camping

Sweet Treats when camping, Everyone loves dessert, but if you’re sick of roasting marshmallows, you might want to try some of these tasty camping desserts. They’re a little more complicated, but well worth the effort!

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Sweet Treats when camping

Sweet Treats when camping

Bread Pudding

This is a great way to use up all your bread before it gets too stale!

  • Serves 4
  • 1 loaf of bread, cut into cubes
  • 2 eggs 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/ 3 cup sugar
  • Aluminum Foil

Mix the eggs, milk and sugar with the cinnamon in a bowl. Add the bread cubes and toss until they are completely covered. Divide the mixture between four foil squares and twist them up tightly. Cook just above the coals for 30-40 minutes or until the egg is cooked through and the outer edges of the pudding are crispy.

Roasted Marshmallow Strawberries

Do you love roasting marshmallows? This fun camping hack will make your life even better.

Fresh strawberries Marshmallow fluff Spear a strawberry on a stick and dip in marshmallow fluff. Roast over the fire until the fluff is toasted and eat.

Choco-Banana Cones

Looking for a treat that can be tailored to the tastes of each person? These cones are a good option.

  • Serves 2
  • 1 banana
  • 2 ice cream cones
  • 1 large marshmallow
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • Aluminum foil

Optional: sprinkles, chopped nuts, peanut butter

Cut the banana into quarters. Put one piece in each cone, then add Nutella, another piece of banana, chocolate chips and top with the marshmallow. Wrap in aluminum foil and cook on the grill until the marshmallow and chocolate are melted. Add sprinkles or nuts before serving, if desired.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

A simplified version of a classic recipe is easy enough for anyone to make.

  • Serves 4
  • 1 can pineapple chunks
  • 1 pound cake, cubed
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 4 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • Aluminum Foil

Drain the pineapple and divide between four squares of foil. Top with cake cubes, butter and sugar. Wrap the packets tightly and cook over hot coals for 10 minutes. Open the packets to allow the tops to crisp up and cook for another five minutes.

Dessert Tortillas

These yummy rollups are perfect for kids to make themselves, but grown-ups will enjoy them, too. These can be customized for each person’s tastes.

  • Serves 2
  • 2 10-inch tortillas
  • Nutella or peanut butter
  • Strawberries, sliced
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Chocolate or butterscotch chips
  • Aluminum foil

Have each person lay out their tortilla on a piece of aluminum foil and spread their choice of Nutella or peanut butter on the tortilla. Then add any other toppings you want and roll the tortilla up. Wrap in foil and grill over hot coals for 10 minutes or until the fillings are melted. Cool a little before serving, since these can be very hot.

Grilled Peaches and Berries

A healthy, delicious way to end a meal.

  • Serves 2
  • 2 ripe peaches, cut in half and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup fresh berries, any kind

In a bowl, mash the berries and sugar together and set aside. Lay the peaches flesh side down on the grill and cook for 15 minutes or until the flesh is soft and tender. Place the peaches on a plate and add a pat of butter to each piece. Top with berries before serving.

Chocolate Roasted Bananas

Bananas and chocolate go together like, well, bananas and chocolate. This is a heavenly way to prepare bananas.

  • Serves 4
  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Aluminum Foil

Cut each banana in half lengthwise, without going all the way through. Spread the banana open a little and add dots of butter, then sprinkle the chocolate chips into the gap. Finally, top with sugar. Wrap in foil and set on the grate to cook for 10-15 minutes or until the chocolate is melted and the banana flesh is soft and gooey.

S’mores in a Bag

Are s’mores a little too messy for you? Then you might want to try this somewhat neater method.

  • Serves 1
  • 1 snack-size bag of teddy grahams
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup mini marshmallows
  • Aluminum foil

Open the top of the bag carefully and pour the crackers into a bowl. Toss with the chocolate and marshmallows and fill the bag again. Wrap the entire bag tightly in foil and heat over hot coals, turning frequently for 2-3 minutes or until the chocolate and marshmallows are melted.

 

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