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close up of pineapple spears on grill

Brown Sugar Grilled Pineapple

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: grilling
  • Cuisine: American


Every meal at the grill deserves to be topped off by this easy grilled Pineapple Dessert! Sweet pineapple is coated with a butter brown sugar mixture and grilled to caramelized perfection!


Units Scale
  • 1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ripe pineapple


  1. Cut pineapple into vertical spears and set in a bowl.
  2. Mix melted butter, brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and pour over pineapple. Turn pineapple spears to coat on all sides.
  3. Grill pineapple on a clean, slightly oiled grill at medium to medium-high heat for 6 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  4. Serve immediately, alone or topped with vanilla ice cream.

Keywords: grilled pineapple