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6 Best Outdoor B B Q Recipes and Menu

Today I want to take the guess work out of planning your next outdoor dinner party and therefore my Supper Club friend and I are sharing cookout recipes for the best Outdoor B B Q Recipes and Menu.

Entertaining doesn’t have to be stressful and these ideas will help you plan your next outdoor party without any worries.

If you enjoyed seeing all the Backyard B B Q Tables we shared on Thursday, you will enjoy completing your party plans with these delicious recipes. In case you missed it, be sure to check out The Best Backyard B B Q Setup.

Outdoor Kitchen with festive table setting for Backyard B B Q or Outdoor Cookout.  Outdoor tablescape

What Do You Serve At An Outdoor B B Q?

There are so many options when planning a Backyard B B Q party. They usually involve a grill or a smoker for cooking, steaks, pork chops, steak kabobs, hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled or smoked chicken, pork roast and more.

There are several ways to plan your cookout recipes menu.

First, you can plan to prepare the whole meal with plenty of make ahead recipes like these delicious Artichoke & Sun Dried Tomato Bites or this Easy Homemade Coleslaw Recipe. Or, you can make it easier on yourself by asking your guests to each bring a dish for a potluck themed cookout or backyard B B Q Party like our supper club.

What’s On The Supper Club Menu?

Here is the full menu for our Outdoor B B Q Supper Club Party.

  • Blue Berry Mojito Cocktail
  • Steak and Vegetable Kabobs on the Grill
  • Potato Salad
  • Greek Pasta Salad
  • Crunchy Cole Slaw
  • Peaches & Cream Parfaits for dessert

I’ve shared a link and brief description to each cookout recipe below. Just click on the recipe name for the link.

Best Blue Berry Mojito Cookout Recipe

Stacy at Bricks N Blooms was in charge of the cocktail recipe and this Best Blueberry Mojito Recipe is so easy even I’ll make it. I know you are going to love it. She served this delicious cocktail in a mason jar glass for a relaxed outdoor party.

Delicious Berry Mojito Recipe for Outdoor B B Q Dinner Party, Dinner party drinks

Colorful Steak And Vegetable Kabobs On The Grill

Jen at Midwest Life & Style shares the main dish for our Barbecue Cookout. These delicious Steak and Vegetable Kabobs are easy to prepare on the grill.

Colorful Steak and Veggie Kabobs for grilling at Backyard B B Q Supper Club, back yard barbecue ideas

Heavenly Potato Salad

Michele at Vintage Home Designs provided us with this yummy Heavenly Potato Salad Recipe. I love that she served the potato salad in individual small mason jars which allows you to snack while socializing at the cookout.

Potato Salad recipe served in mason jars for backyard B B Q Dinner Menu, barbecue with salad

Heathy Greek Pasta Salad

Don’t you love a healthy and delicious salad. Anne’s Greek Pasta Salad not only looks yummy but it is a healthy option for your next outdoor barbeque.

Healthy Greek Spiral Pasta Salad for outdoor cookout menu.  Salads for backyard barbecue, Pasta side dishes

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Crunchy and Healthy Coleslaw Recipe

Another healthy option is Kim’s Crunchy Coleslaw Recipe. This easy recipe will be great with any main dish you choose to serve at your next backyard cookout.

Crunchy Coleslaw Recipe that's great for outdoor B B Q Party.  Side dish for country barbecue

Dreamy Peaches & Cream Parfait Dessert Recipe

With all those healthy options, you will not feel guilty splurging on this yummy Peaches and Cream Parfait Dessert Recipe. If you love fresh peaches and an easy no bake, icebox dessert, you will love this refreshing recipe. You can diet next week because this outdoor B B Q recipe is too good to not try.

Peaches and Cream Dessert Recipe for Cookout Recipes - Outdoor BBQ Recipes. Refreshing Deserts for outdoor barbecue

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Yield: 12

Dreamy Peaches & Cream Parfait Recipe

Dreamy Peaches & Cream Parfait Recipe

Easy Refreshing Fresh Fruit, No Cook, Icebox Dessert Recipe

Prep Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 Tbs Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cold heavy whipping cream
  • 6 fresh ripe peaches
  • Blueberries optional


Melt butter

Mix butter with graham cracker crumbs & 2 tbs sugar

Press a thin coat of mixture into bottom of each parfait glass reserving a small amount for garnish.

Place in refrigerator to cool while mixing the topping

Peel and slice peaches into thin slices (approx. 1/8 inch thick)

With electric hand mixer, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth

Add vanilla extract and blend

Remove Heavy Whipping Cream from refrigerator and add to mixture.

Using electric hand mixer, begin blending on low speed and once mixed throughly, increase speed to beat until thick.

Remove parfait cups and fill with mixture leaving room for peaches and topping.

You should have approx. 1/3 of mixture set aside for the topping.

Add approx. 1/2 sliced peach to each cup.

Top with remainder of cream mixture.

Sprinkle with remaining graham cracker crumbs

Top with fresh blueberries (optional)

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Serve cold.


This recipe can be made in a sheet pan and cut into squares if desired.

Parfait cups will keep fresh for several days if left covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 425Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 18gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 84mgSodium 195mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 2gSugar 28gProtein 4g

Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I include basic calorie and nutrition information for recipes as a courtesy. However, due to wide variations in brands, nutrition data is subject to change for every user. Nutrition data is calculated using Calorie Counter App and information is entered as accurately as possible. We subtract all sugar alcohols from erythritol and xylitol from the final carb count because that is how THM calculates carbs.

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I hope these Outdoor B B Q Recipes and Entertaining ideas will get you excited to plan a fun get together with family and friends.

I look forward to sharing my next adventure with you.


Backyard B B Q and outdoor Cookout Recipes for your next Alfresco Dinner Party.  Backyard grilling


Tuesday 9th of August 2022

Is there anything better than your supper club series! Gah - it's literally one of my all-time favorites. I learn so much about putting flowers, menus, and food ideas together. As always you guys totally nail it. Big hugs, CoCo


Tuesday 9th of August 2022

CoCo, I'm so glad you like this series.

Anne from Simply2M oms

Saturday 30th of July 2022

What a fantastic menu! I love all these recipe ideas and can't wait to whip up those peach parfaits!


Monday 1st of August 2022

Anne, Thanks so much.

Kim | Shiplap and Shells

Saturday 30th of July 2022

So many amazing recipes for the perfect summer BBQ Rachel. I am looking forward to trying all of them. Your peach dessert looks amazing!


Saturday 30th of July 2022

Kim, I'm so glad you joined us this month. I can't wait to try your coleslaw recipe also.

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