Red hot candy is the childhood inspiration for this recipe from Chef Debrah VanTrece who loves her Big Green Egg – she cooks everything on it! Enjoy these grilled hot candy chicken wings!


5 pounds Chicken Wings split chicken wings, rinsed and dried


Set the EGG for indirect cooking at 350°F/177°C with hickory wood chips. Grill for about 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reached 165°F/74°C or higher.Turn the wings occasionally for even cooking. Serves 4-6 people.

Seasoning Rub Ingredients

¼ cup Big Green Egg Sweet & Smoky Seasoning (or your favorite sweet and smoky rub)
2 tbsp seasoned salt
2 tbsp cooking oil

Seasoning Rub Instructions

For the dry rub, mix the barbecue rub and seasoned salt into a bowl and blend well. Place the chicken wings in a large resealable plastic bag. Pour in the dry rub and oil, shake to coat the wings well. Marinate overnight in the refrigerator.

Hot Candy Sauce Ingredients

2 cups Big Green Egg Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce
½ cup hot sauce
1 cup honey
½ cup ground cinnamon

Hot Candy Sauce Instructions

For the Hot Candy Sauce, mix the ingredients well. Coat the cooked wings with the sauce and serve.

Recipe and photo from Big Green Egg and courtesy of Debrah VanTrece from Twisted Soul Pour House