easy campfire desserts

Caramelized Peaches in Foil

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: cook
  • Cuisine: american


Looking for simple & easy camping desserts? Look no further than this delicious campfire dessert that’s made from fresh or canned peaches.


  • 4 fresh peaches or 1 can peaches, drained and patted dry with a paper towel
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 23 tbsp butter
  • heavy duty foil


  1. Before leaving for your camping trip, place brown sugar and butter in a ziplock bag. Store in the refrigerator or cooler until ready to use. Blend together with fingers in the bag right before use.
  2. Spread 4 large pieces of heavy-duty foil on the picnic table or counter.
  3. Slice peaches in half and remove the pit.
  4. Place peach onto the foil. Pour 1/4th of the butter/sugar mixture onto the middle of the peach.  Place peach back together and wrap tightly with foil. Repeat for the rest of the peaches.
  5. Place into hot coals in the campfire. Let cook about 15 minutes or until the peaches are softened. Take care opening foil as steam will escape.
  6. Let cool a little and enjoy!


Optional: Top with granola, mascarpone, or vanilla ice cream