Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a really simple recipe to make that I found on the net somewhere. I don't remember but I made it last night and all I can say is the sauce is memorable. It was very very tasty. Sweet and tangy. You could even make the sauce on its own for other purposes. I made steamed broccoli and I threw in red potatoes in foil on the rack above the turkey. It was and is devine! And the kids loved it too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Use the TBSP of coconut oil and spread it all over the bottom of the pan.
  3. Rinse turkey legs. Add turkey legs to pan and sprinkle S&P all over.
  4. Finely dice red onion.
  5. Add molasses, vinegar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce to onion and stir.
  6. Spoon sauce over turkey legs.
  7. Cover with foil.
  8. Bake 1 hour covered, turning legs after 30 minutes.
  9. Uncover legs and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  10. To make it less fattening take off the skin.
Most Helpful

4 5

This was easy and tasty. My only issue is that like many bone-in poultry dishes, the flavor seemed only skin deep. Perhaps marinating would help, or using cutlets instead? The molasses sauce was dark, mysterious and somewhat addictive. I might trying adding ginger or even cayenne next time for some added zip. I think this would translate well to a slow cooker as well. Thanks!

4 5

These were really great. Moist and the sauce had a nice flavor. I used a combination of turkey legs and chicken legs and preferred the chicken. Will definitely make again. I served with recipe 268564- Scalloped potatoes & onion. Thank You!