6 Must-Try BBQ Desserts for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about celebrating gratitude—and with these six BBQ desserts, you’ll have six extra delicious dishes to be thankful for.

Get ready to fire up your grill to start baking on the BBQ! Because these desserts are about to make your Thanksgiving dinner a whole lot sweeter.


Coffee Caramel Brownies


Coffee, caramel, and chocolate is a combination that can seldom go wrong. And when it comes in the form of deliciously warm, gooey, melty chocolate brownies, you can rest assured that your sweet tooth will be the happiest it has ever been. We all know how looking for the perfect chocolate brownies can be a lot like searching for Atlantis—and that’s why we’re sharing our easy recipe for Coffee Caramel Brownies that you will definitely want to eat and repeat over and over again.

It only needs 10 minutes of prep time and 35 minutes of cooking. The best part about it is that there’s a fun twist to the process—you’ll be grilling these brownies rather than the typical oven-baked method. See our full recipe which includes dark chocolate, plain yogurt, espresso powder, and caramel syrup!


Plank Baked Apple Chrisp


A BBQed dessert with fruit in it is healthy, right? If you agree, then it’s time to make some Plank Baked Apple Crisp.

These BBQ desserts are not your average fruit-filled dish. In fact, they’re the opposite! The apples themselves are stuffed with sweet and crispy oatmeal and topped with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, maple syrup, dried cranberries, pecans, and caramel. It’s a mixture of textures that will leave your taste buds in awe.

All you need is 15 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes of cook time to create this Plank Baked Apple Crisp.


Rustic Peach Pie

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Every Thanksgiving dinner needs a delectable pie that can serve as the grand finale of a stunning menu. And our Rustic Peach Pie recipe can take on that role flawlessly.

Made on the grill with a cast iron frying pan, you’re in for a BBQ dessert filled with juicy peaches, warm spices, and a flaky crust. You can serve it hot or cold, topped with ice cream, whipped cream, and a drizzle of peach syrup—but don’t be afraid to toss in a little bourbon or whiskey!

Prep time takes about 90 minutes, while the cooking time will be approximately 60 minutes. If you’re short on time, we recommend using a premade pie crust, if pastry isn’t your thing.


Colorful Cheesecake Tart

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Not only does this Colorful Cheesecake Tart serve an aesthetic look that will elevate your dinner table game, but its delicious flavors will live in your head even after the festivities are over.

This recipe will instantly prove that cheesecake made on the grill is superior—and the chances are high that you’ll start to choose it over oven-made cheesecake any day.

All you need is 25 minutes of prep time and 45 minutes to cook it. Then, you’re ready to feast on the best cheesecake tart you’ve ever had. Don’t forget to snap photos of its beautiful red crust for your socials!


Vegan Chocolate Cake

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This Vegan Chocolate Cake is here to prove that you don’t need eggs or dairy to create deliciously mind-blowing desserts.

Not only does it have a perfect spongy texture, but it’s also moist, chocolatey, and citrusy. This dessert cooked on the BBQ will leave everyone at the table wondering what type of vegan magic goes on in your kitchen.


Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cake

So much chocolate

We see you scratching your head, looking at your leftover Halloween candy, and simply wondering what to do with all those treats. Our advice? Use them to create a cake that embodies the grateful spirit of Thanksgiving and the quirkiness of Halloween.

You’ll be mesmerized by this dense and rich cake that is bracketed by light and fluffy layers of peanut butter icing. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, it’s topped with chopped peanut butter cups and drizzled with silky ganache.

This Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cake owns our hearts, and it’s in the running to steal yours too! Trust us when we say it’s a dessert cooked on the BBQ that definitely deserves a spot on your menu.


Start Grilling BBQ Desserts with Napoleon

When firing up the grill to make BBQ desserts this Thanksgiving, make sure you’ve got a Napoleon grill as your cooking partner!

With our Rogue Series grills, barbecuing is easier and more exciting than ever. Offering superior performance and top-tier durability, your barbecue is bound to make it to the list of things you’re grateful for this Thanksgiving. Find a dealer near you today to start grilling BBQ desserts that are nothing short of a masterpiece!