Irresistible Grilled Desserts

Grilled Strawberries with Limoncello Sorbet
Why stop at burgers? You can create delicious grilled dessert recipes without ever leaving the patio. With berry-topped dessert pizza, gourmet s'mores, and more, these charred-and-delicious dessert recipes give grillers every incentive to keep the flames burning.

Grilled Donuts

There's no sweeter conclusion to a backyard barbecue than lingering with friends over a tray of these chargrilled donuts and luscious gourmet dips. And it all comes together in less than 10 minutes!

Grilled Banana Bites

If you're seeking a kid-friendly grilled treat, you can't go wrong with these gooey sandwiches. Lightly charred banana chunks are enrobed in chocolate, peanut butter, and marshmallow creme for sticky-fingered bliss.

 

Grilled Berry Cobbler with Graham Cracker Topper

This luscious cobbler recipe makes the most of fresh raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries. Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Grown-Up S'mores

Created for a more discerning palate, these upscale s'mores feature fresh rosemary, zippy orange zest, and rich dark chocolate.

S'mores go way beyond the campfire with incredible mix-ins and adorable sprinkles. Get our favorite three ways to fix 'em!

Three Fresh S'more Ideas

Need s'more inspiration? You'll find it here, including a variation of our much-loved Grown-Up S'mores made with fresh raspberries.

Rosemary-Strawberry Shortcake Pizza

Fresh herbs and strawberries add bright flavor to this one-of-a-kind dessert pizza. Use the grilled option for flame-kissed flavor, or if the grill racks are full, use the oven option.

Grilled Skillet Peach Pie

This warm-weather pie recipe stars fresh, juicy peaches. Grilling makes the crust tender and golden brown; top with fresh whipped cream or cinnamon ice cream.

Grilled Apple Crisp with Porter-Toffee Sauce

Whip up a batch of porter-toffee sauce while your apple crisp is grilling, and you'll have a warm, decadent dessert in no time -- just add ice cream. (And if you haven't tried porter beer's hoppy, caramel-like flavor in a toffee sauce, trust and taste. You can thank us later.)

Grilled Strawberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Shortbread Crumb Topper

Fresh strawberries, tart rhubarb, and crisp shortbread cookies star in this irresistible grilled cobbler recipe. Serve it with rich and creamy lemon ice cream.

Grilled Pound Cake with Espresso Chocolate Sauce

For a simple yet dazzling dessert, top crisp grilled pound cake with our rich and creamy chocolate sauce and a sprinkling of pistachio nuts.

Enjoy a classic baked pound cake. Good quality ingredients are key, including the butter you pick. Watch our guide to successful pound cake.

Two Secrets to Meltingly Good Pound Cake

Want the best-possible pound cake to grill and top with our espresso chocolate sauce? Then homemade it is! And with these two secrets in your pocket, pound cake perfection is guaranteed.

Pineapple-Berry Hobo Pack

This easy 20-minute dessert showcases fresh pineapple and blueberries. Serve it with vanilla ice cream for a refreshing summer dessert.

Grilled Pineapple Skewers with Ice Cream

Pineapple may be the key player in these spiced and lightly charred dessert skewers, but star fruit, kiwifruit, and ripe papaya (or mango!) play strong supporting roles. Serve with coconut-sprinkled ice cream for truly tropical indulgence.

Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote

Orange juice, red wine, and cinnamon are just a few of the bold ingredients that give this grilled dessert its unforgettable flavor.

Creamy Cherry Cobbler with Pound Cake Topper

This warm, sugary mixture of fresh cherries, rich cream cheese, and crumbled pound cake pairs beautifully with cinnamon or vanilla ice cream.

The star of this dessert is seasonal berries! After the standing ovation, our berry crisp is sure to have your guests asking for an encore.

Cast-Iron Mixed Berry Crisp

Grilled in a cast-iron skillet, this mixed berry crisp is the perfect ending to a summer meal. Serve with scoops of vanilla ice cream. 

Dessert Polenta with Grilled Balsamic Plums

Sweetened polenta -- a traditional Italian dish that's similar to cornmeal mush -- makes a delightful accompaniment to grilled plums.

Grilled Strawberries with Limoncello Sorbet

Grilled strawberries top our refreshing, simple sorbet -- the ideal make-ahead dessert for a summer cookout.

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