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cooking time for butts?

TDAuburnTDAuburn Posts: 14
edited October 2012 in Pork
I have typically done my cooking on butts at 225 which works out to roughly 2 hours a pound.  I have two 8 pound butts to get ready tomorrow afternoon and I am trying not to stay up all night.  I have heard that if you take the dome temp to 275 it works out to 45 minutes a pound - is that right?  Also, does it affect the cooking time if you have two 8 pound butts on the egg at the same time or does that matter?  (I would assume not but not sure...).  Thanks!!


  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,678
    It shouldn't take longer with two butts.  I'd think you'd be closer to an hour a pound at 275 dome, but it can vary by 25% either way.
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