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Grilled Pineapple Dessert

 Grilled Pineapple Dessert
“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
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure 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


  • 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.

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