Molasses Baked Chicken

Molasses Baked Chicken

Jane Baier Warren 4

"A molasses, vinegar, and mustard sauce adds a nice flavor to baked chicken."
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55 m servings 312 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 312 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 30.7 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 609 mg
  • 24%

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.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking dish.
  2. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and cinnamon. Arrange in the prepared baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, mix the molasses, vinegar, and mustard.
  4. Bake chicken 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Coat chicken with the molasses mixture. Continue baking 20 minutes, or until chicken juices run clear.


  1. 55 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This was delicious and took almost no effort. I used frozen chicken breasts instead of a whole chicken.

Most helpful critical review

This is sort of a strange flavour. Yes the recipe was easy and the chicken turned out very tender, but we weren't big fans of the sweet taste. I added cayenne and cajun seasoning to spice it up ...

This was delicious and took almost no effort. I used frozen chicken breasts instead of a whole chicken.

Wonderful and easy! Loved this chicken! I actually slow cooked it all day, so it was falling off the bone tender and flavourful. During the last hour I added sliced apples and a sprinkle of brow...

Can I rate this if I used pork? It was great! I seared the pork chops before baking and only had 1.5 lbs., so there was extra sauce to serve with rice. The only thing I'd eliminate would be t...

Great recipe and blending of flavors. I have tried this one a few times and experimented a few times. I agree that this one was intended for pork. I like this little add on I used - 2 T. good bo...

Made this for dinner last night, it was very good and flavorful. I just used boneless, skinless chicken breast and it turned out wonderful. Husband loved it!

I made it with drumsticks because that's what I had...turned out well! I did make more of the sauce and eased up on the cinnamon...a hit at our house though!

My family loves it! Great for using up those things that seem to sit in the cabinet forever!

Very simple with items on hand. I made mine with chicken breasts. Unique and tasty flavor. Thanks!!

I normaly don't follow a recipe exactly, I did this one.Cooked to internal 175 let rest covered 15 minutes. Very moist, flavourful. Will try again with garlic under skin and onion, garlic, celer...