12 Great Backyard Barbecue Desserts Slideshow

Try some of these tasty treats at your next backyard barbecue

Blueberry Nectarine Pie

A delicious fruit pie always has a place at a barbecue. This pie by Mission Food is full of ripe summer blueberries and nectarines, with festive stars decorating the top.

For the Blueberry Nectarine Pie recipe, click here.

Caramelized Brown Sugar Bourbon Whole Grilled Pineapple

If you are outside grilling for lunch or dinner, keep the grill going for dessert! This recipe from Souffle Bombay takes a whole pineapple and transforms it with bourbon and brown sugar for a delicious dessert that is lighter and healthier than most barbecue fare.

For the Caramelized Brown Sugar Bourbon Whole Grilled Pineapple recipe, click here.

Chocolate Strawberry Icebox Cake

An icebox cake is a great dessert to make ahead for a backyard barbecue. This one from The Hungry Hutch is made using chocolate wafer cookies, whipped cream, chocolate chips, and strawberries — a winning combination.

For the Chocolate Strawberry Icebox Cake recipe, click here.

Dirt Cake Brownie Trifle

This recipe by Foody Schmoody Blog is a fun cake that children will love. Brownies replace cake in this chocolate trifle and gummy worms adorn the crushed Oreo “dirt” for a dessert that is more than appropriate for an outdoor get-together.

For the Dirt Cake Brownie Trifle recipe, click here.

DIY Drumsticks

Forget store-bought ice cream drumsticks and make your own! These delicious ice cream desserts by A Mind “Full” Mom are absolutely fabulous, and the best part is you can make them with all of your favorite ingredients.

For the DIY Drumsticks recipe, click here.

Grilled Nutella Banana Boats

Nutella and bananas — what could be more delicious? These banana boats by Cinfully Simple are simple and easy but oh so decadent. A scoop of vanilla ice cream would not be a bad idea either.

For the Grilled Nutella Banana Boats recipe, click here.

Lemon-Cranberry Poppyseed Bundt Cake

Hot summer days and bright, tart, lemons are an excellent combination. After a hearty barbecue, a light Bundt cake with simple and delicious flavors is a good way to do dessert. This cake by Take A Bite Out Of Boca balances tart lemon and cranberries with the right amount out sweetness.

For the Lemon-Cranberry Poppyseed Bundt Cake recipe, click here.

Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes

Having mini cupcakes at a barbecue is a great way to satisfy a sweet craving without overindulging (as long as you don’t eat too many). These red velvet cupcakes from Tasty Ever After are topped with a gorgeous cream cheese frosting that no one will be able to resist.

For the Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Nectarine Honey Lavender Tart

Using bought puff pastry makes this recipe by Diary of a Mad Hausfrau quick and easy. This finished tart looks beautiful and highlights the ripe summer fruit — perfect for a summer party.

For the Nectarine Honey Lavender Tart recipe, click here.

Old-Fashioned Skillet Cherry Cobbler

A cobbler is a great dessert to make for a barbecue. You can assemble it ahead of time using whatever fruit you like and just throw it in the oven without having to stay in a hot kitchen. This cobbler by This is How I Cook is filled with sour cherries and goes splendidly with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

For the Old-Fashioned Skillet Cherry Cobbler recipe, click here.

S’mores Banana Sandwich Melt

Kick s’mores up a notch this summer by making these sweet sandwiches by Cherry On My Sundae. They are filled with Nutella, mini marshmallows, and bananas and can be made ahead of time for satisfying s’mores that are bananas!

For the S’mores Banana Sandwich Melt recipe, click here.

S’mores Crumb Bars

Here is another variation of an iconic barbecue dessert. These s’mores bars by The Redhead Baker are perfect to make ahead of time and don’t require a fire to enjoy, so you can make them whenever you fancy! They take 30 minutes to make and don’t even require a mixer — simple s’mores with big rewards!

For the S’mores Crumb Bars recipe, click here.