10 Irresistible Grilled Desserts to Complete Your Outdoor Feast

Peach-Berry Hot Honey Crisp
Photo: Blaine Moats

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.

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Grilled Donuts

Grilled Doughnuts
Andy Lyons

There's no sweeter conclusion to a backyard barbecue than lingering with friends over a tray of these chargrilled donuts and luscious gourmet dips. Using purchased pastries means the grilled dessert comes together in less than 10 minutes.

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Grilled Banana Bites

Grilled Banana Bites
Blaine Moats

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

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Peach-Berry Hot Honey Crisp

Peach-Berry Hot Honey Crisp
Blaine Moats

In case you missed it, hot honey is the condiment we're adding to all sorts of foods. Here it adds the perfect amount of sweet heat to grilled peaches and berries. Topped with a brown sugar oat crumble, this grilled dessert will steal the show at your next bbq.

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Grilled Berry Cobbler with Graham Cracker Topper

Grilled Berry Cobbler with Graham Cracker Topper
Blaine Moats

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

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Grilled Bananas and Pineapple with Coconut-Caramel Sauce

Grilled Bananas and Pineapple with Coconut-Caramel Sauce
Carson Downing

Sometimes keeping it simple is best. In this grilled dessert, we're letting the natural sugars from the fruit shine after a run over the flame. Serve the grilled pineapple and bananas with ice cream and our homemade rum-spiked caramel sauce.

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Rosemary-Strawberry Shortcake Pizza

Rosemary-Strawberry Shortcake Pizza
Sara Remington

Here's a grilled dessert that also utilizes your herb garden. Fresh rosemary 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 our oven option.

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Grilled Apple Crisp with Porter-Toffee Sauce

Grilled Apple Crisp with Porter Toffee Sauce
Blaine Moats

Whip up a batch of porter-toffee sauce while your apple crisp is grilling, and you'll have a warm, decadent dessert in a flash. (If you haven't tried porter beer's hoppy, caramel-like flavor in a toffee sauce, trust and taste. You can thank us later.)

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Grilled Strawberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Shortbread Crumb Topper

Grilled Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
Blaine Moats

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

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Pineapple-Berry Hobo Pack

Pineapple Berry Hobo
Blaine Moats

This easy grilled dessert showcases fresh pineapple and blueberries. The foil pack recipe allows for individual desserts (perfect for camping!) and easy cleanup.

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Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote

Gale Gand's Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote
Andy Lyons

If bread pudding is your go-to dessert, just wait until you've infused flavor from the grill. Orange juice, red wine, and cinnamon are just a few of the bold ingredients that give this grilled dessert its unforgettable flavor.

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