Spicy Molasses Mustard Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Serve hot or cold. Chicken drumsticks, basted in a molasses mustard and red pepper jelly (you decide the heat) glaze, rolled in panko crumbs and baked, is a flavorful way to enjoy a favorite picnic food that is also great for parties; any season.


  • ¼ cup molasses mustard
  • ¼ cup red pepper jelly
  • 1 Tbs. Mrs. Dash Caribbean seasoning
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 – 3 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 5 – 6 chicken drumsticks
  • Vegetable spray


  1. Combine mustard, pepper jelly, and seasonings in a glass pie plate or medium sized bowl.
  2. Add the chicken legs and coat them.
  3. Put panko crumbs on a large plate or a small baking sheet and pat the crumbs onto the drumsticks.
  4. Set the legs on an oil sprayed baking sheet. Cook at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes.
  5. Spray the top of the legs with a little more cooking oil and cook another 20 minutes until drumsticks are cooked and crispy.
  6. Remove from pan. Cool and then refrigerate covered. Serve cold.