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Smoked Barbecue Beef Brisket Sandwiches


  • 3-5 pound beef brisket trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 T paprika
  • 1/2 T chili powder
  • 1/2 T cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 T Kosher salt
  • 3 T liquid smoke
  • Smoked Gouda
  • Fried onion straws
  • mayonnaise
  • your favorite barbecue sauce and buns


  • Trim the excess fat from the brisket and cut it in half width wise.
  • Combine the next 7 ingredients and rub all over the entire brisket.
  • Place one half of the brisket on a sheet of foil. Sprinkle half of the liquid smoke over it, making sure to get both sides. Wrap tightly and place into the slow cooker. Repeat with the second half.
  • Cook the brisket on low for 8 to 10 hours or until fork tender.
  • To assemble the sandwiches. Start by spreading mayo on the bottom bun, add a layer of meat, a slice of smoked gouda, barbecue sauce and fried onions. Add the top half the bun and enjoyl