Henry David Thoreau said, “The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.” There’s something about a campfire that is truly magical. At the end of a long day of hiking and exploration, gathering around the fire for songs and conversation is an amazing experience for a family. The only thing you need to add, in our humble opinion, is an awesome dessert!
These campfire dessert recipes range from traditional to way-outside-the-norm, so you’ve got plenty of variety and options when it comes to effort and ingredients. Trust us, a little sweetness at the end of a long day at the campgrounds is sure to solidify those cherished family memories for everyone.
1. S’mores S’mores top the list of classic campfire dessert recipes and they’re almost a must when it comes to outdoorsy desserts. That said, feel free to get creative and use different types of crackers, cookies and varieties of chocolate. A melted peanut butter cup adds a fun twist for peanut butter lovers.
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