Making a delicious campfire dinner or dessert with limited supplies can be quite the test, but it doesn’t have to be. By bringing along canned dough, you’re simplifying your camping kitchen and cutting down on bringing flour and other ingredients. If you’re a foodie and your summer requires lots of outdoor adventures, we’ve got the best canned dough campfire tricks for you to try on your next trip.
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These delicious campfire tarts are a great post-dinner treat to enjoy around the campfire. They’re easy to make with dough and can incorporate your favorite fruit. Fashion the canned dough over a circular roasting stick, then place over the fire. Once it’s done, fill each tart with fruit and whipped cream.
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Biscuits in a Bag
For a hearty camping breakfast, you can cook eggs, bacon and biscuit all in a paper bag. To make this sans-pots breakfast, toss bacon, two uncooked biscuits and an egg in the paper bag. Fold the top of the bag and place it over a fire to cook. You’ll know it’s done cooking when the grease from the bacon runs up the side of the bag.
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Campfire Cinnamon Roll-ups
For an eat-off-the-stick dessert, give these cinnamon roll-ups a try! Wrap a wooden skewer (or a stick!) with crescent rolls, then add cinnamon and sugar. Roast over the fire until done, then drizzle with glaze for a delectable treat.
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Dutch Oven Pizza
We’re not sure anything could taste better than pizza, especially on a camping trip! This Dutch oven pizza stands out because it uses canned pizza dough, which makes the prepping process so much easier. Follow these steps to make the perfect Dutch oven pizza.
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Campfire Pigs in a Blanket
Forget plain old hot dogs when you can have pigs in a blanket dogs! Wrap a crescent roll around a hot dog, then insert a skewer and cook over a campfire. It’s a simple and tasty way to bump up the average hot dog.
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Dutch Oven Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
Summer camping goes remarkably well with any type of cobbler, especially strawberry rhubarb cobbler! Simplify your camping cobbler by using pre-made canned dough for the crust. The biscuits will turn golden brown in this recipe, which uses a Dutch oven to produce a bubbly and flavorful cobbler.
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Orange Peel Rolls
If you love the taste – and smell – of oranges in the morning, this could be your new camping go-to breakfast. Use a pre-made cinnamon roll dough and insert one roll into an empty orange half. Place the orange peel rolls on a baking dish and place it over the campfire. As the rolls cook, the orange peel will give off a delicious scent. Don’t forget the icing!
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For this easy camping doughnut recipe, poke a hole in the center of a canned biscuit. Place in a camping skillet and fry over the campfire. When they’re done, dust them liberally with sugar and cinnamon. It’s a great way to make fresh doughnuts – without the fuss!
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Campfire Pizza Log
This campfire pizza log is a real crowd-pleaser, especially since it cooks in about 15 minutes over a fire. You can also make the pizza log in advance and freeze it until you need it on your trip. You’ll need a canned pizza dough, pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese and any other topping you prefer on your pizza. Just make sure you’re able to roll it all together!
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Gourmet Away From Home
With pre-made dough, you’re able to do so much more when you’re enjoying the great outdoors. Whether you’re going with a savory or sweet treat, it’s is a real game-changer for simplifying in the kitchen. With all the time saved from using canned dough, you’re now able to enjoy more time doing the things you love while camping.