Smoked Peaches (With Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Drizzle)

Smoking peaches is a yummy and easy way to throw together a smoked dessert for a cookout, weeknight dinner or dinner party. As they are a hit with adults as well as with kids, just make sure you have some ice cream, cream or fruit to serve with them.

Just add a little brown sugar and cinnamon and serve with ice cream or berries you’re in business! See my super simple recipe below for smoked peaches.

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What You Need for Smoking Peaches

  • 6-8 peaches, halved (yellow variety)
  • Cinnamon
  • Brown sugar
  • Olive oil
  • Black pepper
  • Tbsp honey

How to Make Smoked Peaches

Step 1: Preparing the Peaches

Wash your peaches with cold water. Cut them in half, remove the stones and stickers

Spoon and smooth out the flesh where the stone used to be.

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Step 2: Smoke the Peaches, Top With Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

Load your chosen type of wood chips and set your smoker to temperature settings of 225°F and wait until up to temp.

Place the peaches directly on the grill grates on medium-high heat. Smoke for half an hour then flip upright and sprinkle with brown sugar mixed with cinnamon.

Smoke for another half an hour and remove. Serve hot with ice cream!

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Why Should You Try These Smoked Peaches?

Smoking will infuse complex flavors into the fruit. Plus it’s an easy way to whip up dessert and use up all those extra peaches you have in summer.

I also love it because it’s a really quick Traeger recipe that can be done without any effort!

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How to Know if Your Peaches Are Ripe

The best way to know if your peaches are ready is by the texture. Check them by gently pressing them with your finger.

If there is no give and they are soft they are ready to smoke, hard or firm peaches are unripe.

To speed up the ripening, store them in a sealed bag out of the fridge.

At What Temperature Should I Smoke My Peach Slices?

Smoke the peaches at 225°F until golden brown.

Do You Smoke With Direct or Indirect Heat?

We will be smoking the peaches on direct heat. Put them directly onto the grill grates for those beautiful grill marks!

Do You Smoke Peaches With the Skin on or Off?

It is best to smoke peaches still with their skin on, this will protect the flesh from the hot grill. It also creates a difference textually as the skin will caramelize.

Tip: Add a splash of bourbon to Flambé the cooked peaches 1 minute before removing.

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Should I Wash the Peaches Before Cooking?

You should always wash fruits and vegetables with cold water before cooking. This will remove any pesticides or dirt and stop you from getting sick.

How Long Does It Take to Smoke Peaches?

How long will I be waiting for my smoked sweet peaches? It will take around 30 minutes before you can enjoy them.

When Do I Know My Smoked Peaches Ready?

What should I look for to know my peaches are ready to eat?

The color will be golden brown, they would have shrunk around a third in size and the skins will be wrinkled and soft to the touch.

How Do I Store My Smoked Peaches?

Want to save some of the peaches for another delicious recipe? Wait until they have cooled to at least room temperature. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated and eat within five days.

Some Serving Ideas For Smoked Peaches For Dessert

  • Chocolate Sauce
  • Ice cream
  • Granola

Want More Ways to Smoke Fruit?

I love smoking all types of food! Even fruit! See my favorite smoked fruit recipes below!

Smoked Watermelon

Smoked Pineapple

Smoked Pumpkin Pie

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Smoked Peaches

Charlie
Peaches are absolutely delicious when cooked on the smoker! Just add a little brown sugar and cinnamon and you're in business!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, lunch, main, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Barbecue, bbq, dinner, grill, lunch
Servings 4 servings
Calories 230 kcal

Equipment

  • pellet grill

Ingredients
  

  • Peaches
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon

Instructions
 

Step 1: Preparing the Peaches

  • Wash your peaches with cold water.
  • Cut them in half, remove the stones and stickers
  • Spoon and smooth out the flesh where the stone used to be.
  • Disregard the stones.

Step 2: Smoke the Peaches, Top With Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

  • Load your chosen type of wood chips, prime, and set your smoker to temperature settings of 225°F and wait until up to temp.
  • Place the peaches directly on the grill grates on medium-high heat.
  • Smoke for half an hour then flip upright and sprinkle with brown sugar mixed with cinnamon.
  • Smoke for another half an hour and remove.
  • Serve hot with ice cream!
Keyword peaches, smoked food, smoked peaches

Smoke On!

Charlie

Hi, I’m Charlie, I have been meat-smoking and grilling for the past 15 years. I have an array of different smokers, thermometers, and have a love for finding the right wood and charcoal combo My favourite recipes are my EXTRA CRISPY smoked pork belly, juicy pulled pork, smoked brisket, duck poppers, and ANY SEAFOOD I grill).

I loves sharing his tips with beginners, helping them navigate the world of smoking. I find it’s not just about cooking; it’s a quest for that perfect smoky flavor.

You will usually find me playing with the kids, perfecting my brisket bark, or sipping beers with boys around the fire. Can’t wait to share all my delicious smoking and grilling recipes with you!

You can read more about me on our About Us page.

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