5 No Prep Camping Desserts

Camping is about embracing the great outdoors, spending quality time with loved ones, and enjoying delicious food. While campfire cooking can be delightful experience, sometimes you want a quick and easy dessert without all the prep work. We have made the perfect no-prep camping dessert guide with five delicious ideas that satisfy your sweet tooth. So grab your camping gear and get ready to indulge in these mouthwatering treats! 

1. Campfire Banana Boats

Campfire Banana Boats are another no-prep camping dessert that is easy to make and fun to eat. Start by peeling one side of the banana and slitting it lengthwise, being careful not to cut all the way through. Stuff the banana with your favorite toppings, such as chocolate chips, marshmallows, and crushed nuts. Wrap the banana in foil and place it on the hot coals or grill for 10 minutes until the toppings melt and the banana becomes soft and caramelized. Unwrap, grab a spoon, and enjoy this gooey delight!

2. Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon and Honey

This quick dessert hits the spot for a refreshing and healthy camping dessert. Slice fresh pineapple into rounds and sprinkle them with cinnamon. Place the pineapple slices on the grill or a hot griddle pan, and cook for a few minutes on each side until they develop those irresistible grill marks. Remove from heat, drizzle with honey, and serve immediately. The caramelized sweetness of the pineapple combined with the warm spices will leave your taste buds begging for more.

3. No-Bake Energy Balls 

These no-bake energy balls are the perfect solution for craving a quick energy boost during your camping adventures. Packed with nutritious ingredients like oats, nut butter, and dried fruits, they are a portable and satisfying treat. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, roll the mixture into bite sized balls, and refrigerate until firm. You can make a big batch before your camping trip, and they'll stay fresh for several days. 

4. Have a Bonfire with Inside-Out S'mores 

Tuck-ins are the perfect necessity for the sweetest camping trip! Tuck-ins are Inside-Out S'mores on a stick with fluffy marshmallows, homemade graham crackers, and chocolate all tucked in! Tuck-ins come in different flavors, like Cookies and Cream and Peanut Butter! If you can't make a bonfire, opt for TerraFlame Fire Bowls that make for easy roasting and elevating the experience. 


5. Campfire Apple Crisp Foil Packets

Indulge in the comforting flavors of apple crisp without the hassle of baking with these campfire apple crisp foil packets. Core and slice fresh apples, then toss them with cinnamon, sugar, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Place the apple mixture in a foil packet and seal it tightly. Cook the pack over hot coals or on a grill for 15-20 minutes until the apples are tender. Open the package, top with a sprinkle of granola or crushed cookies, and savor the warm, fragrant dessert.


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Sophie Teitel

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