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Apple Butter Marinade for Chicken

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"Taste the flavors of fall in these delicious chicken drumsticks marinated and baked in a mixture of apple butter, molasses, and ginger."
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servings 273 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Stir MUSSELMAN'S Apple Butter, molasses, ginger, salt and pepper together. In an 8x8 casserole dish lay chicken in a single layer. Cover with marinade. Refrigerate for 2 hours to overnight.
  2. Bake dish for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F (occasionally brushing chicken with marinade) then broil for 10 minutes to brown.
  3. For grilling: Combine marinade ingredients, then bring to a boil in a saucepan for 10 minutes to reduce. Brush on chicken in final minutes of grilling.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 273 calories; 7.9 g fat; 31.6 g carbohydrates; 19 g protein; 64 mg cholesterol; 362 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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very good. i didn't have apple butter so i used apple sauce and added a little brown sugar and cinnamon. i also added a dash of cayenne pepper for an extra kick!

I think this recipe has a lot of potential. Two things I loved was A) SO EASY and B)how the marinade stuck to the chicken and turned it a deep colour. The drumsticks were really lovely to look...

Super easy to make and SUPER delicious! My sister cans applebutter and always sends me a bunch, so I used some for this recipe. It turned out fantastic! My 2 and 4 year olds gobbled it up and as...

Tried this recipe tonight and it was so good. I added some

Noticed that this marinade recipe doesn't have an acid, so I added apple cider vinegar.

This was very good and different, but 20 min. did not cook my chicken. I cooked mine at least an hour I had 6 drumsticks instead of 4 and the sauce was more than enough. I will make again.