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Apricot Glazed Chicken Drummies

Apricot Glazed Chicken Drummies

Chicken wingettes and drummies with apricot glaze make an interesting, finger-lickin' good appetizer.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 40 min
Total Time



1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

3/4 cup chopped onion

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1/3 cup soy sauce or teriyaki sauce

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup dark molasses

1/4 cup honey

1 (14-ounce) bottle (1 1/3 cups) ketchup

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

2 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce

1 (12-ounce) jar apricot preserves


3 to 3 1/2 pounds chicken wingettes and drummies

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan until sizzling; add onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 3-4 minutes or until onion is softened. Stir in all remaining sauce ingredients except apricot preserves. Continue cooking 3-6 minutes or until sauce just comes to a boil.

  2. STEP 2

    Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Stir in preserves.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 13x9-inch baking pan.

  4. STEP 4

    Place chicken into prepared pan. Pour sauce over chicken; stir to coat. Bake 45-60 minutes, basting occasionally, or until chicken is tender and sauce has thickened.

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Tip #1

Apricot Glazed Pork Riblets: Prepare sauce as directed above. Substitute pork riblets for chicken drummies. Bake 15 minutes at 425°F. Drain off fat. Reduce heat to 400°F. Pour sauce over riblets; stir to coat. Bake 35-40 minutes, basting occasionally, or until tender.

Tip #2

- To serve, keep chicken warm by placing in slow cooker on low heat setting. If covered, sauce will become thin.

Tip #3

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition (1 drummie)

140 Calories
6 Fat (g)
30 Cholesterol (mg)
320 Sodium (mg)
15 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
7 Protein (g)
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