Campfire Donuts

Campfire Donuts

Make Your Own Donuts

The Story: This is a recipe one of our campers learned at a Girl Scout camp. She said the Girl Scouts choose this recipe every camping trip they took. Her family has also fallen in love with this as a breakfast treat or a late-night campfire ? snack.

Verdict: We love it when we all come together to enjoy good food and conversation. It makes for a fun, relaxing time together with friends and loved ones!


  • Iron Skillet
  • Cooking oil
  • Pillsbury biscuits
  • Toppings: powder sugar, cinnamon, jam, chocolate


  • Get fire started and let burn down to coals.
  • Place skillet on rack over fire and pour in oil.
  • Let oil heat up.
  • Take biscuits out of package and put a hole in middle of each to make them look like donuts.
  • Place in skillet with tongs.
  • Leave in skillet until dough is lightly golden on first side then turn with tongs to other side and cook until light golden.
  • Remove from oil to a paper lined plate and let cool.
  • Dip in choice of coating (powdered sugar, cinnamon, chocolate, etc).

Pro Tip: Better to use once fire gets down to coals so fire does not burn dough.