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Grilled Caramelized Brown Sugar Pineapple Recipe

Juicy pineapple coated with brown sugar, cinnamon, and honey grilled to perfection - this is just like the grilled pineapple they serve at restaurants.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled fruit, grilled pineapple, Pineapple, pineapple dessert
Servings: 8
Calories: 143kcal


  • Wooden Skewers
  • Mixing Bowl
  • large pan
  • Grill


  • 1 pineapple  (cut into large wedges or chunks)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon honey


  • Thread pineapple onto skewers (if using wooden skewers, soak in water for at least 30 minutes before threading pineapple on). Mix together brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla, and honey. Place skewered pineapple on a large plate or pan. Using a spoon or a brush, thoroughly glaze each piece of pineapple with the brown sugar mixture.
  • Place skewers on a grill, preheated to a medium-high temperature. Cook for 5-10 minutes on each side, or just until the sugar-glaze starts to caramelize.
  • Serve warm.


  • Makes a delicious appetizer, side dish, or dessert.
  • You could also make these on your stove top- just heat a large skillet or grill pan to medium-high heat and follow recipe as directed.


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 243IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg