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17 Best Grilled Dessert Recipes

Hot dogs and hamburgers aren't the only things that are great on the grill.
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Summer is here, which means it's time to fire up the grill and make all of those tasty summer foods you've been waiting for. Hot dogs, hamburgers, and corn on the cob are all classic grilled foods, but there's a lot more your grill can do! From banana splits to warm peaches, fruit makes for delicious grilled dessert recipes.

Here are a few sweet ideas for the next time you grill out. And for more delicious grilled treats, don't miss these 30 Surprising Foods That Taste So Much Better Grilled.

Grilled Banana Split

Low-calorie grilled banana split
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

If you want to take your banana split to the next level, skip the raw bananas and make this grilled dessert instead. The caramelized fruit adds a new layer of deliciousness to the standby treat.

Get our recipe for a Grilled Banana Split

Grilled Apricots

Vegetarian grilled apricots
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Stone fruits are delicious on their own, but they're absolutely scrumptious when cooked on the grill. Top grilled peaches or apricots with a bit of Greek yogurt and honey for a healthy dessert.

Get our recipe for Grilled Apricots

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Grilled Strawberry Shortcake with Balsamic

Vegetarian strawberry shortcake with balsamic
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

You've never had a strawberry shortcake like this before! Angel food cake and pound cake both taste even better grilled, and balsamic brings out the sweetness of the strawberries.

Get our recipe for Grilled Strawberry Shortcake with Balsamic

Grilled Pineapple and Rum Sauce Sundae

Sundae with grilled pineapple and rum sauce
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

What's better than an ice cream sundae? One topped with grilled pineapple and rum sauce!

Get our recipe for a Grilled Pineapple and Rum Sauce Sundae

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Grilled Fruit Kebabs with Yogurt and Honey

Healthy grilled fruit kebabs with yogurt and honey
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Sometimes, the best recipe is the simplest one. All you really need for a tasty dessert is warm fruit, yogurt, and a bit of honey.

Get our recipe for Grilled Fruit Kebabs With Yogurt and Honey

Grilled Caramel Apple Crisp

grilled caramel apple crisp in skillet topped with ice cream
Courtesy of Julies Eats and Treats

Sure, you can bake an apple crisp, but who wants to fire up the oven when it's so hot out? Try putting your dessert on the grill instead to make an unforgettable treat.

Get the recipe from Julie's Eats and Treats

Grilled Donut and Fruit Kabobs with Mascarpone Cream

kabobs with donut pieces and canned pineapple
Courtesy of Taste and Tell

If you've never had a grilled donut, it's time to rectify that immediately. Putting donut pieces and fresh fruit on skewers and grilling them is a game-changer.

Get the recipe from Taste and Tell

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

grilled peach halves with ice cream scoop
Courtesy of Whats Gaby Cooking

Prefer peaches to apricots? No problem! This stone fruit is just as juicy after a few minutes on the grill.

Get the recipe from What's Gaby Cooking

Peanut Butter and Granola Grilled Banana Boats

grilled banana boat with peanut butter chips and granola
Courtesy of Foxes Love Lemons

Banana boats are a classic summer dessert, and these are made extra-delicious with the use of peanut butter chips. Yum!

Get the recipe from Foxes Love Lemons

Grilled Skillet Raspberry Crisp

grilled skillet raspberry crisp with bowl of fresh raspberries
Courtesy of A Kitchen Addiction

Another grilled skillet recipe for the win! This crisp makes the most of summer's bounty, and you won't even have to turn on the oven.

Get the recipe from A Kitchen Addiction

Vegan Deconstructed Boozy Mocha Drenched Grilled Banana Coconut Cream Pies

grilled banana coconut cream pie in bowl with mocha sauce
Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

This recipe will take a little longer than some of the others on this list, but we promise it's worth the extra effort. With so many delicious flavors, this is one dessert you won't soon forget.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest

Strawberry Shortcake Grilled Donuts

grilled donuts with strawberry shortcake filling
Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

Yes, we already gave you a grilled strawberry shortcake recipe. But what about strawberry shortcake donuts? That's right—it's a thing! Grilled donuts are game-changing, especially when they're homemade. Adding strawberry shortcake toppings into the mix is just a bonus.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest

Chocolate and Marshmallow Stuffed BBQ Bananas

chocolate marshmallow banana boat recipe
Courtesy of Whats Gaby Cooking

Don't want peanut butter in your banana boat? Try this s'mores-inspired chocolate and marshmallow version instead.

Get the recipe from What's Gaby Cooking

Grilled Strawberry Caprese Cakewich

grilled strawberry caprese sandwich
Courtesy of Diethood

Think of this as the delicious marriage between a grilled cheese sandwich and a serving of strawberry shortcake. Need we say more?

Get the recipe from Diethood

Grilled Peach and Basil Arnold Palmer

arnold palmers made with grilled peaches and basil
Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

Eating grilled peaches with yogurt or ice cream isn't the only way to enjoy this stone fruit. You can use grilled peaches to make the best Arnold Palmer you've ever had, whether or not you choose to spike it.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest

Skillet Cherry Pie

skillet cherry pie with slices on plates
Courtesy of Foodie Crush

This recipe features directions for both grilling and baking the pie, so you can cook it to your liking. Summer's bounty never tasted so delicious!

Get the recipe from Foodie Crush

Campfire Apple Pie Packets

campfire apple pie packet
Courtesy of Love from the Oven

With this easy recipe, you can have a little taste of camping without leaving home.

Get the recipe from Love from the Oven

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