Apple Glazed Chicken Drumstick Recipe


This chicken drumstick recipe uses sweet molasses and apple butter to give it lots of fun flavors. Kids love eating with their hands and these drumsticks are sure to make them and the whole family happy.

Be sure to set out plenty of napkins as this meal can get messy. Add your favorite sides and finish it with a tasty dessert to complete your dinner.

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Apple Glazed Chicken Drumstick Recipe

The glaze on this chicken recipe adds a sweet taste to this dinner or lunch idea. Serve with some apple slices and carrot sticks to complete this meal.

Recipe Type:

Main Dish, Chicken

Degree of Difficulty:



  • 8 chicken drumsticks, skinless
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together brown sugar, applesauce, BBQ sauce, ground ginger, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the drumsticks and toss to completely coat.
  4. Line a broiler pan with aluminum foil and set the drumsticks in the pan.
  5. Broil for 13 to 15 minutes, turning the drumsticks occasionally and brushing on remaining glaze as you turn.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving for this chicken drumstick recipe. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4 Servings
Serving Size 2 Drumsticks
Calories 232
Total Fat 4.3g
      Sat Fat 1.1g
Cholesterol 95.5mg
Sodium 438.0mg
Total Carbohydrates 21.9g
      Fiber 0g
      Sugar 20.1g
Protein 25.7g

MyWW Points

Green: 6 pts
Blue: 6 pts
Purple: 6 pts

Other Weight Watchers Points

6 pts
5 pts

The unsweetened applesauce nutrition was not used to calculate the Weight Watchers points.


If you want a little more sweet to the glaze add about 1/4 honey or molasses.

I found this recipe on SparkRecipes that is a applesauce glazed pork chops that sounds sweet and good. I think I'll try it.

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