Pumpkin Spice Brown Bears
October 24, 2022

Enjoy a seasonal twist on a classic camping dessert with a favorite fall – pumpkin spice. These brown bears are a simple camping recipe that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Not a fan of pumpkin spice? Come up with your own unique toppings for you brown bears.

Pumpkin Spice Brown Bears


  • 1 can refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (12-14 oz)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1-3 Tbsp. milk



  1. Open biscuit can and separate biscuits.
  2. Mix granulated sugar and 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice together until well blended. Melt butter in a heat-safe pan.
  3. Combine powdered sugar, pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice in a small bowl, add milk, a bit at a time, until glaze can be drizzled.
  4. Take the biscuit dough and roll individual pieces in hands to form into long, snake-shaped rolls. Wrap the snake-like dough around a stick or marshmallow roaster in a coil fashion.
  5. Cook over a campfire until evenly browned.
  6. Roll the cooked dough in the melted butter and then in the cinnamon/sugar mixture then drizzle with glaze.

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