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Smoked pork butt burnt ends

Smoked pork butt burnt ends are super tender and delicious. Smoked low and slow and tossed with a delicious sauce. 

  • Total Time: 4 hours
  • Yield: 6-8 1x


  • 68 lb pork butt (Bone in or boneless) 
  • 4 tablespoons Bbq rub 
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter 
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar 
  • 1/2 cup Bbq sauce 


  1. Cut pork butt into 1-2 inch slices then cube each slice. 
  2. Season pork cubes on each side with 3 tablespoons of bbq rub
  3. Smoke pork at 250°F for 2-3 hours or until they reach an internal temperature of 175°F. Spritz with apple juice every 30 minutes if pork looks dry and to help build bark.
  4. Once the pork reaches 175°F place into an aluminum disposable pan with butter, brown sugar, bbq sauce and 1 tablespoon of bbq rub. Mix gently together and then cover with foil. 
  5. Place pan back into the smoker until the pork reaches 205°F. (About 1-2 hours) 
  6. Once pork is done, pull one corner of the foil back allowing it to vent for 15-20 minutes before serving. 
  • Author: Jordan Hanger
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Smoking
  • Cuisine: American

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