After an hour, check the temperature of a sausage. Remove from heat and set aside. Smoking Brats by: Anonymous . The sausage will continue to cook while resting and rest an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Cook for an additional 30 minutes, and then brush with glaze again. Fresh brats should be cooked at a temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit which loosely translates to 71 degrees Celsius. I usually use original brats but sometimes beer n brats. When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). The only challenge with it is that the beef will actually burn on the outside before the inside is cooked well enough. If the internal temperature has reached 157 degrees, then the sausages can be removed. Every time I fire up the smoker for what ever the meat, I always throw on some uncooked brats (usually Johnsonville) trying to maintain 200 to 250 degrees. Make sure the thermometer is in the middle and away from any residual heat to gain an adequate temperature reading. Grilling is a popular option when cooking bratwursts. Set the temperature to 225 degrees F and preheat, lid closed 10-15 minutes. Ditto, the cook/smoke time … While the ham is cooking, combine all of the glaze ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat, and simmer until the sugar is fully dissolved. After the ham has been on the Traeger for an hour, brush it liberally with about half of the glaze. Place links directly on the grill grate and cook for 2-3 hours or until the internal temperature registers 155 degrees F.