Baked Apple Butter Brown Sugar Wings

Baked Apple Butter Brown Sugar Wings

These zesty wings get their flavor from a variety of spices and a savory-sweet glaze made with Musselman’s® Apple Butter. A Sriracha dipping sauce gives them an extra kick.


Servings: 3 wings, makes 24 servings

4 Tbsp. vegetable oil

6 Tbsp. light brown sugar, divided

2 tsp. garlic powder

2 tsp. onion powder

2 tsp. chili powder

3/4 tsp. smoked paprika

as needed Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

6 lb. chicken wings

1/2 cup MUSSELMAN’S® Premium Apple Butter

4 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

as needed non-stick baking spray

Dipping Sauce

2 cups sour cream

2 Tbsp. Sriracha (Thai hot sauce)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F conventional or 375°F convection. Line one or two sheet pans with foil; spray foil with baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oil, 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder and paprika. Season with salt and pepper. Add chicken wings; toss to coat.
  3. In a small bowl, combine apple butter, remaining brown sugar and vinegar to make apple butter glaze.
  4. Place wings onto sheet pan; baste top of wings with half of apple butter glaze.  Bake for about 13–15 minutes.
  5. Turn wings; baste again with glaze. Bake for another 12–14 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Serve immediately, accompanied with dipping sauce.
  6. For sauce, in small bowl, combine sour cream and Sriracha.

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