BBQ Dessert Ideas for Labor Day

All of these BBQ Dessert Ideas are perfect for Labor Day! Some of them are patriotic, and all of them are delicious and easy to throw together.

Dessert ideas that are easy to make, travel well, and are perfect for BBQs, potlucks, cookouts, and tailgating are kind of my specialty! Maybe because I'm a bit of a poor planner, so I usually find myself throwing something together on my way out the door when I need to bring a dessert to a gathering. 

But poor planning on my part has led to a goldmine of simple, low-stress recipes that I get to share with you. I hope you enjoy these perfect BBQ Dessert Ideas for Labor Day!

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day

 

Cookie Recipes

Cookies are a sure crowd-pleaser for just about any occasion, including Labor Day celebrations! If you're looking for make-ahead desserts that travel well, these cookie recipes are your best friends. If you're anything like me, you can make these at the last minute and toss them on a serving plate as you're heading out the door. But if you like to plan ahead, just make sure you store these in an airtight container after cooling until you are ready to share!

If you like this list of BBQ Dessert Recipe Ideas for Labor Day, be sure to check out all of my Summer Desserts!

Funfetti M&M Pudding Cookies

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day

 

Cake Mix Cookies

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day

Labor Day BBQ Dessert Ideas: Fruit Desserts

For many people, Labor Day represents the transition from Summer to Fall. Which makes it the perfect holiday for using seasonal fruits from both Summer and Fall to make delicious desserts like pies, cobblers, trifles, and more.

Paula Deen's Peach Cobbler

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day

 

Cinnamon Roll Peach Cake

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day

Labor Day BBQ Dessert Ideas: Trifle, Pudding, Salad, and Fluff Recipes

These are all make-ahead desserts that travel well. And for several of them, you can even use the same bowl for mixing and for serving! Just mix it up and use a rubber spatula to scrape the sides (this will tidy up the appearance a bit), and then cover the bowl in plastic wrap for traveling.

Frog-Eye Salad

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day

 

Family Favorite Jell-O Salad (The Pink Stuff)

Bbq Dessert Ideas For Labor Day