Hot and Sweet Drumsticks

Recipe by Lvs2Cook

This recipe came from Hometown Cooking magazine. It is not too spicy but it is delicious!

Top Review by lolablitz

Loved this! I only used 2 tsp of red pepper sauce because I had little ones at the table, and peach preserves instead of apricot which were so yummy. I also used a skinned cut-up chicken and baked at 350 for 1 hour, basting. Delightful with the rice and lemon broccoli!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For sauce~ in a small saucepan, combine preserves, ketchup, soy sauce, garlic and hot pepper sauce.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until preserves are melted.
  3. Arrange drumsticks in a single layer in 13x9 baking pan.
  4. Pour sauce over drumsticks, turning to coat.
  5. Bake uncovered in a 350º oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until chicken is done, spooning sauce over drumsticks once during baking.
  6. Serve drumsticks over rice.
  7. If desired, spoon sauce from baking pan over chicken and rice.

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