Grilled desserts are so magical because they are hot and sugary and tastes decadent without making you feel awful.
Grilled desserts are perfect for summer backyard barbecue but can also be made easily on an indoor cast iron grill. (This is the cast iron grill pan I use and it works perfectly!) These grilled desserts can be made quick and easy with store bought items that will sure to impress your friends and family.
Cookouts are not only for meat, grilling dessert is a great way to draw out complex flavors from a traditional food you thought you knew how to prepare.
My favorite thing to grill is fruit because it’s so simple and can be quite delicious especially with a cold scoop of ice cream. From grilled apple pies to grilled pound cake topped with cherry compote you’ll be able to make something that everyone will love.
Learn how easy it is to make these gorgeous grilled desserts with these simple tips! So here’s 10 Delicious Desserts You Can Make on the Grill!
Let’s Get Grilling!
1. Grilled Peaches with Brown Sugar Bourbon Sauce
Found from Fork in the Road
Grilling peaches is seriously one of my favorite ways to eat peaches. Served with brown sugar bourbon sauce these peaches are so juicy and have a sugary caramelized crust! This is definitely a crowd pleaser!
2. Quick & Easy Pound Cake with Cherry Compote
Found from Savory Sweet Life
Here’s a dessert anyone can make even if you’re not a baker! Start with making a sweet and sour cherry compote on the stove then take your favorite store bought pound cake and cut into thick slices. While the cherry compote is bubbling on the stove top toast the pound cake on both sides. The pound cake is toasted and warmed with a delicious cherry sauce on top!
3. Grilled Doughnut Shortcakes
Found from Rachael Ray
You’ll look at doughnuts in a new way after making this recipe! Its crunchy and sugary and perfect with vanilla ice cream and fresh berries. Slice the cake doughnut in half and grill til toasted and warmed through. Then stack with vanilla ice cream and a fresh berry sauce.
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4. Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Sorbet
Found from Martha Stewart
When you are craving a sweet treat after a delicious dinner end your meal with this super easy dessert. Grilled slices of pineapple to warm them through and serve with ice cold coconut sorbet that’s perfect for a hot summer night!
5. Chocolate, Hazelnut and Banana Pizza
Found from Delish
This dessert pizza couldn’t be easier to prepare. Start with store bought pizza dough and place the pizza on the grill to cook perfectly then add yummy nutella spread and thinly sliced bananas. Plus, the luscious combination of Nutella and sliced bananas is a real crowd pleaser!
6. Blueberry Cobbler on the Grill
Found from TBSP
Love a fresh blueberry cobbler? This cobbler is made with Pillsbury biscuits to make a fast, easy, grilled cobbler that everyone will love. This is perfect for a campout or your backyard cookout!
7. Grilled Chocolate Chip Cookie Bacon S’mores
Found from Le Creme De La Crumb
This dessert really takes s’mores to a whole new level! Gooey marshmallow sandwiched between chocolate chip cookies and smokey bacon. This is a sweet and salty combination you will want all summer long!
8. Grilled Apple Galette
Found from Eclectric Recipes
An apple galette is typically a freeform apple pie that can be baked or grilled! Cook this tasty dessert in a hot cast iron skillet that will give you a crispy crust and warm gooey apple filling!
9. Campfire Cinnamon Roll Ups
Found from Almost Supermom
I love making cinnamon rolls they are perfect for a brunch item or great for an impromptu dessert. I didn’t know you can make cinnamon rolls on a stick ready for a campfire! How cool is that! Within half the time of traditional baking rolls you can easily make these delicious cinnamon treats on your grill!
10. Grilled Peach S’mores
Found from The Merry Thought
These peach s’mores are delicious and a fun variation on your typical s’mores! The grilled peaches are so good you can eat those by yourself but they are insanely good on a classic s’more. Its sweetened with a little maple syrup too!
Grilling dessert is a simple way to wow friends and family at your next barbecue and don’t forget to your grill fruit for a quick dessert!