Grilled Dessert – Red, White, and Blue Cookie Pizza

This grilled dessert cookie pizza will serve the whole party at your 4th of July celebrations!

Grill this sweet treat for any patriotic holiday or event, everyone will love it!

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Let’s get grilling!

This is a red, white and blue grilled cookie is made on the barbecue grill, on a pizza stone!

Looking for something easier? Try these 4th of July dessert fruit kabobs!

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Are you ready for a Red, White, and Blue dessert? This 4th of July we’re firing up the grill and making a tasty red, white and blue cookie pizza to celebrate Independence Day!

We’re breaking out the pizza stone and making a HUGE cookie.

Cookie Pizza


How do you celebrate the 4th of July with a cookie pizza? We usually try to catch the town fireworks, we’ve been lucky enough to live in places where we can see the local fireworks display from our house.

Aside from fireworks, the grill is always on!

Hot dogs,  hamburgers, chicken, pizza, veggies, and yes, even cookie pizza desserts!

Today, we’re going to show you how to grill up a giant cookie pizza to help with your patriotic celebrations!

I remember living in Colorado, we lived on a lake just south of Denver. We were able to see fireworks from all the surrounding areas, like Littleton, Denver, Lakewood – who knows where else.

There were at least 3 big shows we could see from our patio and of course, people along the lake were putting on their own fireworks display. It was really awesome!

Now, in the boondocks of New Hampshire, the town firework shows here are pretty -ahem- lame.

But, fireworks, as they should be, are legal in New Hampshire – so we end up either making our own fireworks display or catching the show a neighbor is putting on.

And nope – I’m not just talking about sparklers and pop toys, I’m talking about big booming thunderous and colorful aerial fireworks – fireworks that make your neighbors come outside to watch! πŸ™‚

Grilled Dessert


Are you ready to make a grilled dessert? Me too!

Here’s how you can make yourself a giant cookie pizza on the grill.

Grilled Dessert Cookie Pizza on Serving Platter with Strawberries, Blueberries, Marshmallows, and Sweet Cream Cheese

Of course, you can start from scratch by making your own cookie dough.

However, with all the 4th of July festivities and all the BBQing you’re already doing, you may just want to grab a 16.5oz package of refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough, as we did.

The first order of business for your red, white, and blue cookie pizza grilled dessert is making your cookie dough or unpackaging your refrigerated cookie dough.

Once your dough is ready to go, dust your hands with flour and knead your dough, then flatten it like you would a hamburger.

Form the dough to about 1 inch thick and create a thicker edge, as you see in the picture below.

Grilled Dessert - Red, White, and Blue Cookie Pizza, Dough on pizza stone for a grilled dessert

Directions


Now, you can place your dough on the pizza stone.

Pro tip: Use parchment paper! It’s so much easier to remove the cookie from the pizza stone and transfer it to your serving dish.

Don’t push it all the way to the edge as it’s going to spread out when it heats up and you’ll end up with a serious mess to clean up!

Find complete instructions on the recipe card below.

Preheat your grill before putting your pizza stone onto the grill.

** Make sure this method works with your brand pizza stone, some cheap pizza stones may crack if you transfer your stone to a preheated grill!

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Grill The Cookie Pizza


Preheat your grill to 350 degrees, or as indicated on your cookie dough package (like baking it in the oven).

Place the pizza stone on your preheated grill and bake for about 25-30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.

We removed the pizza stone from the grill and let the cookie cool completely on the pizza stone as to not break the cookie while we transfer it to the serving dish.

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Add Toppings


Now that we’ve baked our cookie on the grill using the pizza stone (YUM!) we’ll get out our toppings ready and have some fun!

Grilled Dessert - Red, White, and Blue Cookie Pizza, Ingredients for 4th of July dessert recipe

We chose a whole lot of awesome Kraft products to use to top our 4th of July cookie pizza.

Start with Philadelphia Cream Cheese and finishing it off with Jet-Puffed Marshmallows,

Cool Whip as well as fresh strawberries and blueberries from the Walmart fresh produce section are great choices.


Start by mixing the Philadelphia Cream Cheese with sugar and vanilla, as outlined in the recipe below.  

Once your cream cheese mixture is smooth, spread it evenly onto the cookie.

Next, we’ll be adding all the delicious goodness that will make this red, white, and blue cookie pizza amazing!

Grilled Dessert - Red, White, and Blue Cookie Pizza, Red, White, and Blue Dessert

Slice your strawberries, pull your Jet-Puffed Marshmallows in half, get your Cool Whip and blueberries ready to go.

First, transfer your cookie pizza to a serving platter (Warning: do not cut the cookie on the pizza stone!)

Begin the assembly of your grilled dessert by alternating sliced strawberries with halved marshmallows around the outside edge of the cookie.

Next, add a few fresh strawberries to the center of the cookie and then fill the ribbon between the center strawberries and the strawberries and marshmallow row with fresh blueberries.

Grilled Dessert - Red, White, and Blue Cookie Pizza, Grilled dessert

Once you’ve completed the decorating of your cookie pizza grilled dessert, it’s time to slice it up.

Similar to a pizza, use a sharp knife to carefully cut it into slices.

Once it’s ready to be plated, add a spoonful of Cool Whip to each slice and serve proudly!

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This grilled dessert, red, white and blue cookie pizza will be the talk of the party, for sure!

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Can I Make This In The Oven?


Yes! You can absolutely make this in the oven.

Simply follow the instructions below, but instead of grilling and pizza stone, use a cookie sheet.

Bake it following the instructions below for the ultimate red, white, and blue 4th of July treat!

Grilled Dessert - Red, White, and Blue Cookie Pizza, Cookie pizza grilled dessert topped with berries and marshmallows

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4.93 from 13 votes

Grilled Dessert - Cookie Pizza

Red, white and blue cookie pizza grilled and topped with sweet cream cheese and berries.
Servings 10
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 16.5 oz Refrigerated Cookie Dough or make your own
  • 1 8 oz Kraft Philadelphia Strawberry Cream Cheese
  • 1 tub Kraft Cool Whip
  • 1 package Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallows
  • 1 cup Fresh Strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup Fresh Blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Grilling Cookie Pizza

  • Preheat grill to 350 degrees
  • Unwrap cookie dough and kneed together. Use flower on your hands to kneed and flatten cookie dough into an 8 inchound, evenly thick cookie pizza shape. Make the outside edge thicker than the center, similar to a pizza crust.
  • Place pizza on a floured pizza stone or (recommended) use parchment paper
  • Bake cookie on grill for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown
  • Remove pizza stone from the grill and allow the cookie to cool completely before removing from the pizza stone. Once the cookie is cooled, remove from pizza stone and place on serving dish (do not cut cookie on a pizza stone!)

Toppings

  • Beat with a mixer, 8oz cream cheese with sugar and vanilla
  • Spread mixture onto the cookie
  • Slice the strawberries and pull Jet-Puffed Marshmallows in 1/2
  • Decorate the cookie: spread sweetened cream cheese, top with strawberries, and blue berries.
  • Slice and serve with a heaping spoonful of cool whip.

Video

Notes

This pizza cookie is the ultimate grilled dessert! It's giant and will feed everyone at your party! As I mentioned, it's easier to use parchment paper than worrying about the cookie dough sticking to your pizza pan.
Author: Scrappy Geek
Cost: $10
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

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Join the Conversation

  1. Nicole Carter says:

    5 stars
    Oh my! That looks so delicious and very patriotic!

  2. Nataile Brown says:

    5 stars
    This cookie and the fresh fruits look absolutely delicious! One of my favorite recipes is their Cheesy Hot Dog Crescents. They sound yummy too. πŸ™‚

  3. Anne Marie Carter says:

    5 stars
    I love the Kraft Company recipes! I used to purchase their little cookbooks at the grocery store and now I can download them! Love it… Thanks…

  4. 5 stars
    Oh my gosh…that is so neat cooking the cookie on the grill!!! We just got a grill about a month ago…and have been looking for recipes…this is such a neat idea that you can put on after you pull your dinner…and when dinner is done…dessert cookie! Cannot wait to try this!

  5. David Fultner says:

    5 stars
    Wow Great optics.You could use a prize. I could snake on that right now.

  6. Linda Szymoniak says:

    4 stars
    I had NO idea you could bake a cookie on a grill. I’ll have to try it one of these days. The fruit and cookie combination sounds really good

  7. This may be the coolest thing ever. I can’t believe you can grill a cookie. I am on it!

  8. Pamela Gurganus says:

    My favorite Kraft grilling recipe is Cheddar-Bacon BBQ Hot Dogs.

  9. 5 stars
    What a perfect 4th of July treat! It’s so pretty and I love all that summer fruit. #whipitupwednesday

  10. 5 stars
    What a delicious idea for this weekend! Gorgeous and super tasty! #client

  11. Angelica says:

    My favorite recipe was the mini strawberry pretzel jars. They look so cute and tasty! Your cookie pizza looks absolutely delectable though!

  12. It’s fairly straightforward! It just takes patients since the cookie is so big, it takes a longer time to cook through πŸ™‚

  13. Angela Bishop says:

    5 stars
    That is almost too pretty to eat! You are lucky to have great fireworks. Fireworks are illegal here, so the local shows get very very crowded. Last year we spent the 4th in the little town of Cortez, CO, and it was great. They know how to put on a show! #client

  14. That looks ridiculously awesome! I’ll have to see if I can do this with my pizza stone!!

  15. Thank you for the wonderful comment, Jen! It is as good as it looks! Be careful on a brand new stone, it may stick more than it would on a seasoned stone and take a little effort to remove the cookie. Perhaps using a piece of parchment paper cut to the size of the stone, so the cookie doesn’t stick would be a good idea.

  16. 5 stars
    I am online looking for ideas for my family barbecue for the 4th his is the most beautiful and appetizing post I have read!!! I am honest to god going today to buy a pizza stone so I can make this. It even has a healthy fruit component so I dont have to feel too guilty eating it! LOL Thanks for such a fun and delicious idea… amazing.

  17. Lindsey L says:

    5 stars
    I want to try the strawberry banana smores!

  18. Stephen Alexander says:

    That looks like a great recipe for the 4th of July party for a kids table!

  19. Kelsey Apley says:

    Now this is something I could totally devour! It looks amazing, and what a fun way to cook the cookie pizza! gonna have to try this out soon! YUMMY!

  20. This looks like an amazing dessert! Blueberries, strawberries and cream make everything even yummier.

  21. 5 stars
    Everything about this is fantastic! A cookie base topped with fruit, marshmallow, and Cool Whip! Does it get any better than that? No. No, it does not.

  22. Haha. That’s the problem – it’s too good! I doubt it would make it through customs without it getting “lost”… lol

  23. 5 stars
    Will you ship to Canada?? πŸ˜‰

    This looks so good!!

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