camping doughnuts

Camping Doughnuts

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 4
  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: cook
  • Cuisine: american


Homemade doughnuts with biscuits are the perfect camping treat for your next getaway.  These easy camping doughnuts are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.  


  • 1 can biscuit dough
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 tbsp. cinnamon


  1. Before leaving for your camping trip, combine sugar and cinnamon in a gallon-sized ziplock bag.
  2. Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet on your camping stove.
  3. Place doughnuts into hot oil and cook 15 – 30 seconds per side, depending on oil heat.
  4. Flip doughnuts halfway through. Remove when golden brown on both sides.
  5. Place on a paper towel, then place the doughnuts into the cinnamon and sugar blend in the ziplock bag.  Serve hot!