Simple Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

A tender and juicy drumstick recipe and full of flavor.


1/4 cup olive oil
6 chicken drumsticks, skin on
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon salt salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 Tablespoons maple syrup
2 Tablespoons white sesame seeds


Pour 1/4 cup of olive oil in the bottom of a 9X13 pan.

Add drumsticks (space enough apart so they aren't touching each other).

In a small bowl, mix together syrup, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Pour 1/4 of the mixture onto drumsticks. Turn drumsticks and sprinkle another 1/4 of mixture.

Bake at 375 degrees F for half an hour.

After half and hour drizzle with remaining mixture and continue baking until golden brown and thermometer reads 165F.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.