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23 summer desserts to bring the sweetest end to your cookout

Some people live for burgers, some people live for sides… and some people just tolerate it all for the reward of dessert. Don’t forget about these people! Whether you’re hosting or contributing to the next cookout, serve or bring one of these decadent desserts. We’ve got something for every sweet tooth!

Berry delicious

No-Churn Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
No churn blueberry ice cream
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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Blueberry Crumble Bars
No churn blueberry ice cream
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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Easy 5-Ingredient Blueberry Crisp
Easy 5-Ingredient Blueberry Crisp
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Almost-Instant Strawberry Soft Serve Ice Cream
Justin Chapple shares a cooking hack for making almost-instant strawberry ice cream
Rebekah Lowin / TODAY
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Mixed Berry Ice Pops
Berry ice pops
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So peachy

5-Ingredient Peach Shortcake Parfaits
Easy dessert: 5-ingredient peach shortcake parfaits
Grace Parisi / TODAY
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Skillet Peach Crisp
Skillet Peach Crisp
Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
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Peach Blueberry Skillet Cobbler
Peach Blueberry Skillet Cobbler
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Peach-Blueberry Slab Pie with Sweet Almond Crust
Peach-Blueberry Slab Pie with Sweet Almond Crust
Yossy Arefi / Courtesy of Modern Potluck, Clarkson Potter
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More fruity deliciousness

Watermelon Rosé Granita
Watermelon rose slushie
Frances Largeman-Roth / TODAY
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3-Ingredient Citrus Pucker Gummy Popsicles
Gummy bear popsicles
Brandi Milloy/TODAY
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Key Lime Pie
Katie Lee makes a delicious key lime pie.
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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5-Ingredient Fruit Cobbler
Dinner and dessert in five minutes with five ingredients: Elizabeth Chambers' recipes for pasta for sausage, feta and capers, and easy peach cobbler
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Foolproof Extra Lemony Meringue Pie
Foolproof Extra Lemony Meringue Pie
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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3 9-inch pie doughs (use 1 for recipe, 2 for future use)
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5-6
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Lidia Bastianich's Easy Free-Form Plum Tart
Delicious and easy plum tart
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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S’mores and more for chocolate lovers

Martha Stewart's Toasted S'mores Pie
Martha Stewart's Toasted S'mores Pie
Martha Stewart Living
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S'mores Dip
Smores dip
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S'mores Bites
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More desserts that break the mold

Coconut Mousse (Mousse de Coco)
Coconut Mousse
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Pavlova
Pavlova with berries
Gesine Bullock-Prado
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