Keep the house cool and use an already warm grill to create a delicious grilled dessert. Grilled desserts are full of flavor and perfect for entertaining.
Why Make Grilled Desserts
I don’t know about you, but when summer rolls around, I try to make almost every dinner on the grill. No reason to heat up the house! Plus, food from the grill just tastes awesome and if the grill is already hot, why not slap on some dessert while you eat dinner.
Grilled Fruit Recipes
There is something really special about the way grilling can bring out a new level of sweetness in fruit, especially when it is combine with some special spices. Take a fruity twist to your grill for a dessert that won’t disappoint and can be fairly healthy! Try one of these delicious favorites below.
This seems perfect for summer! I’m not even sure I’ve tried papaya, but this Grilled Papaya Dessert by Turning The Clock Back makes it look so good.
This delicious Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salad could be a side or dessert by How Sweet It Is.
This citrus dish will really bring out some good flavors. Grilled Grapefruit with Marscapone by La Receta de la Felicidad.
One of my favorite grilled fruits is pineapple! But I’ve never tried it with ice cream like it is served in this Easy Grilled Pineapple recipe by Gimme Some Oven.
Slice up some water melon and slap it on the grill for a new twist on an old summer favorite! Grilled Watermelon recipe by Brit+Co.
I can’t wait to try these Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Sugar Butter by Tammi Lee Tips.
A fun take on an old favorite, Mini Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Skewers by Snappy Gourmet.
No need to just grill the pineapple, add some variety with this Grilled Tropical Fruit with Almond Ricotta Sauce by Two Healthy Kitchens.
Another fun take on pineapple. Try Grilled Pineapple with Pound Cake and Vanilla Ice Cream by Know Your Produce.
This Grilled Brie Stuffed Figs with Honey by Fearless Dining is perfect for impressing guests!
The kids are sure to love this one! Grilled Dessert with Fruit & Refreshing Kool-Aid by Spaceships and Laser Beams.
Keep the kids busy while you’re grilling with these Summer Water Activities for Kids
If it is a fruit, you should probably try grilling it, like these Grilled Nectarines with Whipped Coconut Chobani by The Baking Fairy.
Peaches are pretty good grilled alone, but make them even better with this recipe. Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Honey Butter by Farmer’s Wife Rambles.
Pineapple is another delicious fruit grilled alone, but adding a glaze makes it divine. Coconut Brown Sugar Glazed Grilled Pineapple by Chef In Training.
Don’t want to build a fire, but want a s’more dessert? Try this take on s’mores, Grilled Banana S’mores by 365ish Days of Pinterest.
This recipe is perfect for a healthy dessert. Simple and yummy Grilled Strawberry and Basil Kabobs by Cooking on the Weekends.
Use berries for an extra special dessert pizza made on your own grill. Grilled Berry Pizza by Erica’s Sweet Tooth.
This sounds like a fun twist on mango. Grilled Mango with chili and lime by Everyday Southwest.
Other Types of Grilled Desserts
For a dessert that is a little bit sweeter with a touch of chocolate maybe, try one of these other fun grilled desserts.
S’mores and pizza are two of my favorites, this sounds like a match made in heaven. S’mores Dessert Pizza by You Made That.
There are so many ways to be creative with the grill, including these Grilled Raspberry Cheesecake Turnovers by Sarah’s Cucina Bella.
Those grill marks make these donuts look pretty special. Grilled Espresso Glazed Coconut Doughnuts by Half Baked Harvest.
These are great on the grill or campfire, either way Chocolate Peanut Butter Campfire Burritos by GOODEness Gracious are sure to disappear.
Oh my, a grilled cookie!!! Who has tried this? I can’t wait. Grilled Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae by Brown Sugar Mama.
Which grilled dessert recipe are you thinking of making? Let us know in the comments below!
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Clarissa is a wife and stepmom embracing life in the Land of Enchantment. She works as a nonprofit communication specialist by day and blogger by night. Some of her favorite things are Dr. Pepper, green chile, baseball, country music, and her yellow lab.