In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, spices, garlic and cherries, then mix until fully incorporated.
Cut 4 parchment paper squares and place 1/4 of the burger mixture onto each sheet. Form into burger patties.
Place patties (on the parchment paper) on a sheet pan and chill for 15 minutes in the freezer to firm up.
While the patties are chilling, start the smoker/bbq and set to a temperature of 275° Soak a handful of wood chips and place either in a smoke box or directly on the charcoal.
When the smoker has hit the desired temperature and the patties are sufficiently chilled, place the patties in the smoker and smoke until the burgers reach an internal temperature of 165°F (~30mins). Continue to add wood chips every 10-15 minutes or if the smoke stops.
Optional, combine mayonnaise, ketchup and sweet relish to make a burger sauce.
Assemble burger on buns with smoked turkey patty, lettuce leaves, slices of tomato and burger sauce (optional).
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