Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe

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Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe
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Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe

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“This fresh-tasting, fruity dessert is one of my very favorites. Warm, sweet, buttery pineapple topped with cold ice cream. Yum! Granola adds a fun crunch.” —Katie Sisson, Valley Park, Missouri
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups reduced-fat vanilla ice cream
  • 6 tablespoons hot caramel ice cream topping
  • 6 tablespoons granola without raisins

Directions

Drain pineapple, reserving 1/3 cup juice and six pineapple slices (save remaining juice and pineapple for another use).
In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and reserved juice. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until butter is melted. Brush half of the mixture on both sides of pineapple slices.
Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once and basting with remaining butter mixture.
Place pineapple in dessert bowls; top with ice cream. Drizzle with caramel topping; sprinkle with granola. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Grilled Pineapple Dessert in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 246 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 142mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups reduced-fat vanilla ice cream
  • 6 tablespoons hot caramel ice cream topping
  • 6 tablespoons granola without raisins
  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/3 cup juice and six pineapple slices (save remaining juice and pineapple for another use).
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and reserved juice. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until butter is melted. Brush half of the mixture on both sides of pineapple slices.
  3. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once and basting with remaining butter mixture.
  4. Place pineapple in dessert bowls; top with ice cream. Drizzle with caramel topping; sprinkle with granola. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Grilled Pineapple Dessert in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p23

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asabot User ID: 620927 194299
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

"This wasn't terrible...just not something that I like enough to make again."

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