Recipes — dessert

Amanda Wikoff

Pears, Pecans + Cheddar Cheese on an Alder Grilling Plank

Pears, Pecans + Cheddar Cheese on an Alder Grilling Plank

A perfect plank for a perfect pear makes a delicious warm fruit dish for a cold winter evening in. Cook Time: 10 minutesServes: 4 Ingredients: 1 5x11” Alder Plank 2 Pears, cored and cut into quarters ¼ cup of Pecans ¼ cup of Sharp White Cedar, shaved 1 Tbsp Butter, melted 2 Tbsp Honey, warm A pinch of Salt Directions: Soak Alder Plank in water for 1 hour, keeping it immersed. Preheat grill to 400°F. Place pears on plank, garnish with nuts and cheese. Drizzle honey and butter over pears, sprinkle with salt. Place loaded plank on grill and close lid. Have...

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Amanda Wikoff

Maple Planked Pumpkin Pie

There is nothing better than a slice of homemade pumpkin pie, a dollop of whipped cream and a cup or two of coffee. Around my place, it's easy to know when the holiday season is starting to ramp up- Mom starts complaining about the size of her kitchen; “it’s too small” “I need another oven” or “get the heck out of here! I’m trying to cook!”. This year, I started thinking about how I could help contribute to the holiday fare without taking up precious kitchen space. I'll grill it! After several trial grilling sessions, I settled on Maple Grilling...

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Amanda Wikoff

Apple Pies on a Cedar Grilling Plank

Apple Pies on a Cedar Grilling Plank

Apple pie is a classic American dessert that lends itself to baking on a grill. A gentle savory and smoky finish brings the sweet and sour of the apples and the subtle saltiness of the Filo together in one bite. These little “pies” are very quick and easy to grill, and have only a fraction of fat/calories of traditional pie...and they taste like apple pie! Cook Time: 40 minutes Servings: 2 Ingredients: 1 Cedar 5x11 Grilling Plank 1 Apple 1/4 cup Oats 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1 tsp. Nutmeg 1 Tbs. Brown Sugar 1 Bottle of Beer Directions: Soak cedar grilling...

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