Better-Than-S’mores Campfire Dessert

IMG_7284We’re back from a weekend of camping with family! (Friday’s post was a list of our camping essentials, if you missed it.)

We have a little recipe that’s basically become a tradition for us when we go camping (I say we — but really that just means Caleb makes it & I eat it). These things really should have a name, and maybe they do wherever they originated, but I’m not sure of the origin or the moniker. All I know is that my husband introduced me to these things long ago and now I pretty much “have to” have one anytime we’re cooking over an open fire.

The lack of title really does pose a problem, and you’d think that by now I’d have come up with a witty one, but no, they’re merely Delicious Things and for our purposes, that suffices. (Read, puppy dog eyes + a whispered “delicious things,” and my Mr. Beard will have one in the works.) If you pin this, and come up with a catchy description for them, please, by all means, do tell!

So, here’s the down-low:

  • Spread peanut butter on one half and Nutella on the other half of a tortilla.
  • Top with a row of banana slices and marshmallows.
  • Roll up (no need to close the ends) and wrap in aluminum foil.
  • Toss into the fire or over hot coals for 10-15 minutes (depending on how hot the fire is).
  • Upon retrieving from fire…revel in the warm, gooey taste & texture of what I think is The Very Best Part of Camping.

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Mmmmmmmm….take me back.

Now it’s your turn…tell me about your favorite camping dish!

6 thoughts on “Better-Than-S’mores Campfire Dessert

  1. Great post. The desert looks fantastic!

    I’m always looking for treats for our family camping adventures. I think we’ll add this one to our next trip to the campground. If we come up with a clever name, I’ll let you know!

  2. I have a friend who calls these Mexican S’mores (because of the tortilla). I’ve never tried them with the sliced bananas but I will definitely be trying it next campfire:)

    • Trust me, the bananas are what MAKE these. In fact, once we ran out of bananas halfway through the weekend, I wasn’t really into eating another one. Definitely give them a try! 🙂 Also, Mexican s’mores?…Good to know!

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