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Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip

Serve this dish as an appetizer or a dessert—the choice is yours! If desired, the pineapple spears can be rolled in flaked coconut before grilling. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest


  • Peel and core the pineapple; cut vertically into 8 wedges. Cut each wedge horizontally into 2 spears. In a bowl or shallow dish, combine the brown sugar, honey and lime juice; add pineapple and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the yogurt, honey, brown sugar, lime juice and zest. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain pineapple, discarding marinade. Grill pineapple spears, covered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until grill marks are golden brown. Serve with lime dip.
Nutrition Facts
2 spears with 2 tablespoons dip: 160 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • xxcskier
    Sep 25, 2020

    We have been grilling pineapple for a long time but I made the lime dip to go with it and wow, delicious!

  • justmbeth
    Oct 21, 2016

    Made this as a side with grilled pork. Dip was good but only about 1/2 needed.

  • germanycook
    Jun 11, 2016

    What a fun delicious way to serve pineapple! Loved it and the dip totally made it perfect.

  • Peapod0114
    May 24, 2015

    I liked this recipe a lot. It was super simple to make and I brought it out to my family cabin an everyone enjoyed it! The dip was good but I personally could have lived with out it because the pineapple was amazing by itself.

  • sandyamoller
    Mar 7, 2013

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  • taylorae
    Jul 28, 2012

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  • blossomtime
    Jul 1, 2012

    This was a great success at our party!. We did put the coconut in the lime dip instead of rolling the pineapple. Would reccomend this highly!