This grilled s’mores pizza recipe is a hit every time I make it. It just disappears. Some links in this post are affiliate links that earn me a commission if you purchase through them.
I have to apologize in advance to you all. I’m sorry. I’m really and truly sorry.
My family went to Peel Wood Fired Pizza in St. Louis, and it was good. In fact, my family requested that I replicate some pizzas when we got home.
And so I did.
I’m a sucker for s’mores alternatives. Check out more of my favorites at the end of this article.
Pro tips for making a grilled s’mores pizza
Use your oven as an alternative when the weather isn’t great
While I love making this dessert pizza on the grill, feel free to make it in the oven instead. Prep it like you would a normal pizza on a pizza peel sprinkled with cornmeal, and top it with everything. Bake it like that at 450 degrees for 8-10 minutes, and enjoy!
I do a lot of grilled pizza when the weather turns nice. When I make savory pizzas, I tend to grill them directly on the grates, which gives a super fast cook time and great smoky grill marks and flavor.
Use the correct tools to make it easier on yourself
You want to use tongs to flip your pizza and pull it to your carrying platter when it’s done. I use silicone tipped kitchen tongs rather than BBQ tongs.
Why? The BBQ tongs are designed to grip and hold, which will tear your crust. The silicone tips will grasp the crust without ripping it.
With the dessert pizza, I usually use my pizza stone. This reduces the direct heat on the pizza and ensures the marshmallows have time to brown and puff without burning the bottom of the crust.
It takes a little more time this way, but it’s still cooked in under 10 minutes. You absolutely can do this directly on the grates if you don’t have a pizza stone, however.
Pull the crust to a jelly roll pan or other large surface when it’s time to flip it. Turn off your grill so it doesn’t cook the crust too fast. Add all the toppings, then return it to the grill. Close the lid and let it cook for 3 minutes.
I call it Nutella even though I technically don’t use Nutella anymore. Have you seen the knockoff hazelnut spread Costco makes? We use this for everything now.
This recipe calls for a third of a cup of Nutella. When you first put it on the pizza, it doesn’t look like it’s going to be anywhere near enough. It is.
Thankfully, Nutella spreads really well the second you start to warm it up. When it hits the hot pizza crust, it thins out and immediately becomes easier to spread.
Keep at it with a spatula to spread it across the entire crust, and you’ll be surprised how far it goes. You want just a thin layer so the Nutella doesn’t overpower the rest of the pizza.
How to make a grilled s’mores pizza
Make your pizza dough or use store bought dough. I make my own with this super simple pizza dough recipe, but you can buy refrigerated pizza dough in most stores now.
Preheat your grill to 450 degrees with your pizza stone on it. It’s important that your stone preheats or your grilled s’mores pizza won’t cook properly.
Lightly flour your surface, and use a rolling pin to roll out your dough into a round, turning it as needed. Note that a perfect circle is not required, nor have I ever achieved one.
Break the graham crackers into chunks. You don’t want them too fine, or the marshmallows won’t stick to the rest of the pizza well.
Use scissors to cut your large marshmallows into three even circles. I prefer large marshmallows, but this also works equally well if you use a cup of small marshmallows and sprinkle them over the pizza later.
The big difference between small and large marshmallows? The small marshmallows are more dense on the pizza, and they make it a little harder to cut with your pizza wheel. Either way works, but that’s the main reason I use the big marshmallows cut into pieces.
Place the pizza on your grill on a pizza stone. Close the lid, and let it cook for 2 minutes.
When you open it, you may have a big bubble puff. Simply use your tongs to pop the bubble gently, then use those same tongs to flip your pizza crust over.
Use a spatula to spread the Nutella over the crust. See the note above about how it quickly becomes easy to spread.
Add the graham crackers atop the Nutella, making sure you spread them out. Go ahead and add any small crumbs you end up with, as there’s no reason to waste those.
Drizzle the graham crackers with a bit of honey. This helps the marshmallows stick, and it adds some great flavor at the same time.
I realized too late that my honey was a little old, and and aged honey doesn’t drizzle as well as fresh honey does. If this happens to you, gently heat your honey in the bottle in warm water to thin it out before you start making your pizza.
Top with the marshmallows, just dotting them around your pizza. Press them gently into the Nutella as you go.
Close the lid of the grill, and let the grilled s’mores pizza bake for three minutes. When the marshmallows are golden brown, use your tongs to remove the pizza from the grill.
Serve this immediately, as marshmallows just aren’t good once they cool off and get hard. We cut this into eight pieces to enjoy, and they disappear fast!
- 1 pizza crust
- 1/3 c Nutella
- 3 graham crackers, broken into large pieces
- 1 T honey
- 8 large marshmallows
- Make pizza dough or use store bought dough.
- Preheat grill to 450 degrees with pizza stone on it.
- Lightly flour a surface, and roll out dough into a round.
- Break graham crackers into chunks. Slice marshmallows into three circles each with kitchen scissors.
- Place the dough on your grill on a pizza stone. Close the lid, and let it cook for 2 minutes.
- Flip dough over with tongs.
- Use a spatula to spread the Nutella over the crust. Add graham crackers atop the Nutella, then drizzle with honey. Top with the marshmallows, and press them gently into Nutella.
- Close grill, and let bake for three minutes. When the marshmallows are golden brown, use tongs to remove the pizza from grill.
- Serve immediately.
- Need a great pizza dough recipe? This one is my favorite. It's super simple and always turns out perfect.
- You can use mini marshmallows if that's what you have on hand. You want about one cup of small marshmallows if you go that route.
- If you don't have a pizza stone, you can make this directly on the grill grates. When you flip it, place the dough on a jelly roll or similar pan and turn off the grill. Add the toppings, then return it to the grill carefully. Close the lid and let it cook until the marshmallows are golden brown.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 slice
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 281 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 331mg Carbohydrates: 49g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 13g Protein: 5g
Have you ever made a dessert pizza?
More of my favorite s’mores alternatives:
- S’mores bark
- S’mores cookies
- Copycat Girl Scout s’mores cookies
- S’mores brownies
- Homemade s’mores cake
- S’mores stuffed strawberries
- Banana split s’mores
- Campfire s’mores nachos
- Peanut butter s’mores cookie bars
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