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Brown Sugar Crackle Glaze

Yield Makes enough for a 10- to 24-pound turkey, oven-roasted or barbecued
Notes: Up to 3 days ahead, mix glaze, cover, and chill


  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons coarse-ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 46
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • protein 0.0 g
  • fat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • sodium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, mustard, and pepper.

  2. When turkey has about 45 more minutes to cook (breast temperature at bone will be about 135° for birds up to 18 lb., about 145° for birds over 18 lb.), spread with half the glaze.

  3. Cook 20 minutes. Brush with remaining glaze. Continue to cook until the meat thermometer registers 160°. If glaze gets too dark, drape dark areas with foil.

  4. Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.