Looking for Dutch oven recipes to try the next time you’re doing some outdoor cooking? The Dutch oven is such a marvelous creation. Can you imagine a cooking pot that lets you bake bread and cook other delicious food that would normally need an oven? If you and your family love camping, a Dutch oven is your new best friend. Here are a couple of campfire recipes to get you started. Serve these mouth-watering and easy Dutch oven recipes to your family. They are sure to satisfy, especially after a long day in the great outdoors!
But first, learn how to use your Dutch oven here: The Art of Cooking In A Dutch Oven
13 Dutch Oven Recipes For Outdoor Cooking
1. Sourdough Bread in a Dutch oven
One of the good things about having a Dutch oven is being able to bake fresh bread while you’re out camping. Learn how to do it without your usual kitchen oven by giving this sourdough bread recipe a try.
2. Campfire Pizza in a Dutch oven
Ever thought of having freshly made pizza where your favorite pizza delivery can’t reach you? Whether you’re camping or just hanging out, this pizza recipe will be great for any bonding moment.
3. Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie
This food is a delicious American classic that everyone adores. If you normally cook your chicken pot pie in the oven, here’s your chance to make it a little differently. See how here.
4. 10-Minute Dutch Oven S’more Cake Recipe
Here’s another classic and a perfect outdoor Dutch oven recipe everyone loves. Give a new twist to the classic s’more by allotting 10 minutes of your time to make it wonderful. Recipe here.
5. Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken
Have you ever seen chicken this delectable? Okay, maybe you’ll need an oven for this, but the Dutch oven is what makes this chicken recipe so easy to pull together.
6. Dutch Oven Herbed Potatoes
You don’t need any special preparations for your potatoes except for a clean scrub. It’s very easy to cook and a tasty recipe worthy of your Dutch oven. No peel, no boil, no bake, great! Check it out here.
7. Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler
Dutch oven peach cobbler is an amazing American classic. It’s a delicious mix of peaches, cinnamon, and butter cooked the Dutch oven way. So delicious, you’ll be surprised it’s homemade. Recipe here.
8. Dutch Oven Apple Crisp
In case peach isn’t really your fruit of choice, this apple crisp recipe will do the trick. Make the apples nice and tender in your Dutch oven, then serve it with ice cream on top. It’s easily one of the best desserts ever.
9. Dutch Oven Cinnamon Rolls
Craving for your favorite cinnamon rolls? You’ll love these sticky rolls whether you’re camping or at home. Learn how to bake them in a Dutch oven and enjoy! Get the recipe here.
10. King Ranch Chicken Casserole in a Dutch Oven
This creamy casserole recipe can be found in almost every community cookbook. The ingredients don’t need pre-cooking, so everything’s easier than you expected. This chicken Dutch oven recipe is just oozing with goodness. See it here.
11. Dutch Oven Sprite Chicken
Ever tried cooking with your favorite soda, Sprite? Here’s your chance to make your own Dutch oven sprite chicken. I guarantee, it’s delish! Read more about it here.
12. Dutch Oven Ham and Cheese Potatoes
13. Basic Popcorn in a Dutch Oven
You’ll just need three things to make this popcorn and the first one is a Dutch oven. With some vegetable oil and corn kernels, all you need to do is listen until the popping stops, you’re all set for snack time! Check it out here.
First time using a Dutch oven? Here’s a video tutorial that’s perfect for beginners from 1960HikerDude:
So there you have it! Think of all your Dutch oven can do when cooking these mouth-watering recipes. This cooking tool is extremely safe for use on your stove top, on your grill, or even put it right into a campfire. And it sure does make delicious food, every time!
Have you tried cooking any kind of food with a Dutch oven? Tell us about it in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in April 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.