Best Grilled Fruit Recipes

The Best and Most Popular Grilled Fruit Dishes

Most people don't think about cooking fruit, let alone grilling fruit. But the intense heat of the grill, whether gas or charcoal, will add fantastic flavor to any fruit. The sugars in the fruit will caramelize over the fire, picking up the grill flavor and make any fruit ready to eat in minutes, especially topped with a scoop of ice cream. Make sure your grill is good and hot and your cooking grates clean, then take a look at these grilled fruit recipes to find your next dessert.

  • 01 of 09
    Grilled Pineapple Dessert
    Grilled Pineapple Dessert. Winifred Heinze/Getty Images

    This is a fantastic dessert recipe that is also very fast. You can substitute rum for the tequila if you are so inclined.

  • 02 of 09
    Grilled Pineapple Sundae
    Grilled Pineapple Sundae. Rita Maas/Getty Images

    This pineapple dish not only makes a delicious dessert but results in an impressive presentation.

  • 03 of 09
    Grilled Brown Sugar Bananas
    Grilled Brown Sugar Bananas. Bayside/Getty Images

    Grilled bananas are delicious. Make sure that you have a well-oiled grate before putting the banana pieces on. You won't want them to stick, ruining your dessert. Add vanilla ice cream and liquor as a finishing touch.

  • 04 of 09
    Grilled Brie with Spicy Peach Salsa
    Grilled Brie with Spicy Peach Salsa. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    Plank grilling is a fun and convenient way to prepare and serve food all in one go. This method even works for cheeses like Brie. Topped with a delicious sweet and spicy peach salsa, this appetizer will be a hit at any ​get-together.

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  • 05 of 09
    Cinnamon Apples
    Cinnamon Apples. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    This grilled apple dessert is perfect for fall or winter. You can serve it sliced over pie or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

  • 06 of 09
    Grilled Cantaloupe Pieces
    Grilled Cantaloupe Pieces. Michael Wissing/Getty Images

    This is a light and refreshing grilled fruit dessert. You can serve this with vanilla ice cream or berry sorbet. The trick to grilling melon is to do it hot and fast. You only need a minute or two with this cantaloupe.

  • 07 of 09
    Grilled Pears
    Grilled Pears. FreezeFrameStudio/Getty Images

    These pears can be cooked up on the top rack, or left on the grill while you eat the main course. They have a slightly sweet flavor and can be served up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

  • 08 of 09
    Rum and Pineapple Kebabs
    Rum and Pineapple Kebabs. Rita Maas

    This is a great dessert kebab that can be served alone or with ice cream. This pineapple recipe can also be used to enhance cocktails, such as a Mai Tai. You aren't limited to just rum, you can substitute with tequila if so inclined.

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  • 09 of 09
    Stuffed Peaches on the Grill
    Stuffed Peaches on the Grill. Jonathan Lovekin/Getty Images

    While you probably don't think a lot about grilling fruit, these little grill packets make a delicious dessert. Top them off with vanilla ice cream and your guests will be pleased.