How to make five sizzling desserts

Who says summer barbecues should be limited to flipping burgers when you can flip out over something even better? Optimize your entertaining experience by grilling up some desserts for your guests after the main course is served.

Think outside the box and look within your freezer to draw inspiration for your sweet tooth. Grilling your dessert can also draw out new flavors, especially in fruit-based sweets, making them even more satisfying!


Grilled pineapple with coconut sorbet

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but this pineapple dessert alternative will also keep your sugar cravings away. Add some mint leaves to add even more refreshing flavor.

Grilled pineapple with coconut sorbet

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Grilled strawberry shortcake kabobs

Stick up for your right to dessert with these skewered sweets. Not only do these kabobs make grilling a simpler task, but they spare you from the daunting task of doing the dishes!

Grilled strawberry shortcake kabobs

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Grilled s’mores sandwich

What do you get when you cross two of the most indulged-in American snacks?
This grilled cheese-s’mores hybrid makes for the perfect toasted treat.

Grilled S'mores Sandwich

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Cupcakes grilled in an orange rind

Orange ya glad you discovered this trick? Using rinds in lieu of cupcake liners
is not only sustainable, but it’s just too cute not to try out! Plus, grilling the orange
directly helps to infuse these little cakes with tons of flavor.

Cupcakes grilled in an orange rind

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Grilled apricot halves with chocolate almond filling

It’s half a fruit with a whole lot of sweetness. These apricot halves provide the ideal
cradle for a delicious chocolate concoction where the pits used to be.
Sprinkle crushed almonds on top for a little extra something!

Grilled apricot halves with a chocolate almond filling

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