Sweet Candy-Loaded Campfire Brownies Recipe

Campfire Brownies are probably one of our favorite parts of camping out!

Brownies in a large dutch oven cooked in a campfire during an outdoor trip
Delicious campfire brownies are the perfect way to end a day of camping with your family!

Let’s make Candy-Loaded Campfire Brownies recipe

Summer in Iowa is a time to get outside and enjoy the amazing weather. We spend our weekends camping all over the state, enjoying great family time, food, and having a blast exploring new places.

One of my favorite parts of planning for our camping trips is to find new camping tips and hacks that make things easier as well as new delicious campfire recipes to make!

The first time we made these campfire brownies, my kids were so impressed and actually said they were the best brownies they had ever had. There’s just something about cooking over the campfire that makes everything better!

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Careful with the coals!

ingredients you need to make campfire brownies

  • 1 Box of Brownie Mix with ingredients to prepare
  • Candy – all your favorites! We use M&M’s and Twix
camping dessert of campfire brownies with candy treats baked inside
Let’s get our campfire brownies cooking!

How to Make Easy Campfire Brownies recipe

Step 1

You will want to start by getting your fire going and having coals that are red and ready to go!

Step 2

Mix together the brownie mix with all the ingredients the box calls for.

Step 3

Line your dutch oven with the foil AND spray with the non-stick cooking spray.

Step 4

Pour the brownie mixture into the dutch oven.

Step 5

Top with any of the candy you want to have in your brownies!

Step 6

Place the lid on top of the dutch oven and put it into the fire. Place a few of the hot coals on the lid. This will take about 20 minutes to cook but you may want to pull it out and check it to make sure it doesn’t burn.

Note: The cook time varies depending on the head of your coals.

how to serve Campfire Brownies

Serve this delicious dessert topped with vanilla ice cream and you’ll have the perfect campfire brownies treat!

Remember that camping in your backyard can be a fun activity to do this summer! If you have a fire pit in your backyard, these brownies are fun to make on a Friday night at home too!

Yield: 1 oven casserole

Sweet Candy-Loaded Campfire Brownies

Camping is so fun! DOuble the fun by making this sweet and easy candy-loaded campfire brownies recipe! Get that sweet tooth satisfied!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Box of Brownie Mix with ingredients to prepare
  • Candy – all your favorites! We use M&M’s and Twix

Supplies Needed

  • Foil
  • Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Cast Iron Dutch Oven

Instructions

  1. Get your fire lit up and hot coals ready to go.
  2. Prepare the brownie mix according to the box instructions.
  3. Put foil in the dutch oven and spray it with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. Transfer the brownie mix into the dutch oven.
  5. Add the candy toppings!
  6. Place the lid on top of the dutch oven and put it into the fire. Place a few of the hot coals on the lid. This will take about 20 minutes to cook but you may want to pull it out and check it to make sure it doesn’t burn.

Notes

The cook time varies depending on the head of your coals.

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Have you tried this easy sweet campfire brownies recipe? How did it turn out?

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