4-Inch Cherry Wood Chunks

4-Inch Cherry Wood Chunks

  • Subtle, fruity-flavored smoke pairs well with poultry, bacon, fish, steak and more
  • Dense 4-inch cubes of kiln-dried wood can smoke for extended periods
  • Ideal for charcoal-fired grills, kamado-style smokers and charcoal-fired pizza ovens
  • All orders include free two-day shipping to everywhere in the U.S.
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4-Inch Kiln-Dried Cherry Wood Chunks for Charcoal Grills, Smokers and More

What could possibly make the meat you’re smoking any better? How about a cherry bomb? We’re talking about 4-inch cubes of cherry cooking wood, to be exact! These little reddish chunks pack a big punch by adding subtly sweet fruity flavor to whatever they smoke. We especially love them for cooking mouthwatering chicken or salmon.

The 4-inch diameter of our cherry chunks makes prolonged smokes super easy. You can set a couple of them on the coals of your charcoal grill or smoker and let them do their thing for hours with minimal fire management. That’s how long it will take the flames to devour these super-dense powder kegs of flavor!

One of the reasons it takes so long is we’ve kiln-dried these chunks for optimal performance. So, while you might be used to soaking your cooking chunks, these long-burning dense blocks don’t need it! Each piece creates the ideal level of smoke to produce a subtle, fruity flavor. Plus, the time in the kiln kills off any pests, mold or fungus the wood may have contained.

Ready to add an explosion of fruity flavor to your next cookout? You can order a box of our cherry wood chunks today and get it with free two-day shipping across the country. Your order will also help the environment since we plant one cherry tree for each box we sell. Could it get any sweeter?

Benefits of Our Cherry Wood Chunks

  • Fruity-Licious Flavor – Take your meat to the next level with the subtle, fruity taste only cherry wood can provide.
  • Perfect for Pairing – Cherry goes great with poultry, bacon, fish and steak and combines beautifully with oak or sugar maple wood.
  • Versatile Wood – You can use cherry chunks in smokers, charcoal grills, kamado-style smokers and pizza ovens like the Ooni Karu or Bertello.
  • High Performer – The chunks are both kiln-dried and super dense for the best possible prolonged smokes.
  • Perfectly Purified – Don’t worry about finding any mold, insects or fungus in your wood because the kiln-drying process gets rid of all that!
  • Responsibly Harvested – We sustainably source all our cherry wood from FSC-certified forests.

What’s in the Cherry Chunk Hot Box?

  • Type of Wood – 100% pure cherry wood
  • Size of Pieces – 4 x 4-inch wood cubes
  • Size of Box – 2900 cubic inches with a weight of approximately 35 pounds
  • Type of Box – 100% recyclable and resealable cardboard container
  • Shipping Details – Free two-day shipping anywhere in the United States
  • Refund and Return Policy – All orders may be returned within 30 days of the date of purchase. For more details, please see our full refund and return policy.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Cherry Chunks for Smoking

What does cherry smoke taste like?

Cherry smoke is incredibly unique among smoking woods. Its smoke has a distinct, yet subtle fruity flavor combined with a smoky aroma. It’s one of our favorites and has to be tasted to be appreciated.

How do you cook with cherry wood chunks?

Think of these chunks like cherry bombs of flavor for whatever you’re cooking. You can add them on top of the coals for an enhanced fruity taste when smoking meat. You can also easily fit them in a portable pizza oven like the Ooni Karu or Bertello to generate a ton of heat while wood-firing your pizza. These 4-inch pieces are so versatile that the possibilities for cooking are endless!

Should these cooking chunks be soaked?

You can soak our 4-inch cherry wood chunks, but it isn’t necessary. The blocks are so dense that they burn slowly enough on their own.

What does it mean that your cherry chunks are sustainably sourced?

Every piece of wood we sell comes from a forest approved by the Forest Stewardship Council for responsible forest management. This means that the forests continually plant more trees to make up for the ones they chop down for firewood.

What wood should you pair with cherry?

Cherry pairs well with oak and sugar maple woods. Both will add an additional smokiness without overpowering cherry’s subtle fruity taste.

Are cherry chunks an acceptable substitute for charcoal?

Absolutely! Since they burn for a long time, these chunks are a great substitute for charcoal in your grill.

Are cherry chunks an acceptable substitute for charcoal?

Absolutely! Since they burn for a long time, these chunks are a great substitute for charcoal in your grill.

How large is this box of cooking chunks?

A box of cherry cooking chunks contains a lot of wood, 2,900 cubic inches of it to be exact. The box full of wood weighs approximately 35 pounds.

What are chunks of wood?

Chunks of wood are just what they sound like: stout, cube-shaped pieces of wood. You will often find them with a diameter of 1-2 inches. But we make our cooking chunks bigger at 4 inches long by 4 inches wide. The reason we do this is the larger size gives them a longer burning time, making them great for smoking meat!

What other types of chunks does Hot Box sell?

We have three other excellent varieties of 4-inch cooking chunks: oak, hickory and sugar maple.

Are kiln-dried cooking chunks good for smoking?

Yes! Contrary to popular belief, kiln-drying the wood does not hurt its ability to smoke meat for a long time. This is because the 4-inch pieces provide more than enough dense material for the fire to consume for hours. The kiln-drying process also makes the wood safer to use for cooking because it eliminates all insects, mold and fungus from each chunk.