25 Easy Dutch Oven Dessert Recipes For Camping

One of the best parts about camping is the food! So therefore planning and preparing all the camping meals and tasty treats is part of the ultimate camping experience. So if your looking for some awesome Dutch oven desserts, I am here to help! These delicious desserts are easy and cook right at the campsite with a trusty Dutch oven. From fruits to chocolate and all things in between, here is a list of 25 easy Dutch oven dessert recipes perfect for your next outdoor adventure.

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What is a Dutch Oven?

A Dutch oven is a thick walled casserole dish or cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid. There are both home (indoor) and camping (outdoor) Dutch ovens. The outdoor, camping Dutch oven is the style you want for outdoor cooking. It has legs to stand on so hot coals can be placed underneath or on top for cooking or placed over a campfire.

Showing how to use hot coals while cooking with a Dutch oven

Dutch Oven Cooking Tips

Cooking with a Dutch oven can be a little tricky the first time or two. But the good news is, with a little practice you will be making the best camping dessert recipes in no time. So here are a few tips to help you bake with a Dutch Oven.

  • Dutch ovens come in a variety of sizes. Verify your equipment size vs recipe requirements
  • Baking with a Dutch oven is not an exact science so check the progress about 3/4 way
  • For an oven temperature of 350°F. You will need about 21 charcoals
  • Using parchment paper is helpful to remove the baked goods
  • Skewers can help to create a slight gap with the lid to allow the steam to release from the oven

Helpful Cooking Supplies 

Using the proper equipment makes for a more successful outcome! So these are some suggested items to have the most success cooking with a Dutch oven.

The Dutch Oven or stovetop Omnia Oven

Rapidfire chimney starter and silicone baking mat for easy removal

Heat resistant gloves and pie iron for cooking

Stainless steel tongs and small camping shovel

Digital thermometer and metal skewers

25 Easy Dutch Oven Dessert Recipes For Camping

Now that we have all the basics covered, lets get started and find some great recipes to make the next time out camping.

Delicious Dutch Oven Desserts

Ready to start making Dutch oven dessert recipes?

And there you have it! 25 Easy Dutch Oven Dessert Recipes For Camping. I hope you enjoy these recipes and find a few to make on your next camping adventure. And as always, if you LIKE this post, please COMMENT and SHARE with friends who like to camp and cook too!

Other Camping Food Recipes

And if you need other great camping recipes, take a look at these:

Camping Pancake Recipes To Make The Perfect Breakfast

25 Camping Lunch Ideas For Easy And Delicious Meals

Salad Recipes For Camping Everyone Will Love

25 Easy Camping Cocktail Recipes To Enjoy This Summer

Happy Camping! And Travel Safe.

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