We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. For details please review the terms of the  Privacy Policy.

Skip to Main Content
Start Traegering With 0%* APR Financing  |Shop Now

Traeger BBQ Brisket

20

9

Hickory

Say hello to bold hickory hardwood flavor. This brisket is given a Traeger Beef Rub coating, then smoked low and slow to tender perfection.

8

Activating this element will cause content on the page to be updated.

:

main

  • 1 (12-14 lb) whole packer brisket, trimmed

  • Traeger Beef Rub

  • 1

    Season the brisket liberally with Traeger Beef Rub, then wrap in plastic wrap. Transfer the wrapped brisket to the refrigerator and let sit for 12-24 hours.

    • 1 (12-14 lb) whole packer brisket, trimmed

    • As Needed Traeger Beef Rub

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke, if available.

    225 ˚F

  • 3

    Unwrap the brisket. Insert the probe into the thickest part of the meat, then place directly on the grill grates, fat-side down. Close the lid and cook until internal temperature reaches 160℉, about 6 hours.

    225 ˚F

    160 ˚F

  • 4

    Remove the brisket from the grill and wrap in a double layer of heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  • 5

    Place the wrapped brisket back on grill and cook until the internal temperature reaches 204℉, 3-4 hours more.

    225 ˚F

    204 ˚F

  • 6

    Remove the brisket from the grill and let rest in the foil for at least 30 minutes. Unwrap and slice against the grain. Enjoy!

Recommended Products:

Brisket Recipes & Guides

See our smoked brisket recipes and tips for anyone who plans on smoking a brisket, from expert pitmasters to beginner grillers.

How to Slice a Brisket Against the Grain

The equipment you need, and the directions to follow, to put the final touches on your smoked brisket masterpiece.

Cooking Notes

Read recipe notes submitted by our community or add your own notes.

No notes found.