5 from 1 vote

Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Chicken drumsticks baked with a sticky glaze until golden brown.


  • 3 lbs chicken drumsticks


  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey or brow sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Brush chicken with sauce and place on a parchment-lined pan. Bake 20 minutes.
  • Brush with more sauce, turning chicken to coat well and bake an additional 20-25 minutes or until chicken reaches 165°F and sauce is sticky.


Optional, transfer to a foil lined pan and broil on low 2-3 minutes to brown skin.
Garnish with green onions if desired.
You can substitute bone in chicken thighs in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 371, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 140mg, Sodium: 677mg, Potassium: 463mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 28g, Vitamin A: 197IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 34mg, Iron: 1mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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