Apple Butter Marinade for Chicken

Apple Butter Marinade for Chicken

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"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
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 273 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 362 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  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.


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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.