Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Drumsticks made with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, baked juicy and delicious in the oven! These DRUMS are a simple family favorite perfect for an easy weeknight meal, but yummy enough for Sunday Dinner. AND after all they are finger lickin’ good y’all!
WHAT YOU NEED FOR PERFECT OVEN BAKED BBQ CHICKEN
12 chicken drumsticks
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp garlic salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp onion powder
1 1/2 cups BBQ sauce or to taste of your favorite BBQ sauce
See we are KICKING UP THAT BOTTLED BBQ SAUCE with a few SPICES to make it EXTRA DELISH!
Preheat oven to 200ᵒC and line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray.
In a large bowl or ziplock bag mix olive oil, garlic salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, and onion powder together. Coat drumsticks in mixture.
Place drumsticks on foil lined baking sheet and bake chicken for 20 minutes.
Remove from oven. Using a silicone brush, coat chicken with BBQ sauce and bake at 200ᵒC another 20 to 25 minutes (or until the chicken is done) turning the heat up to 230ᵒC the last 5 minutes to caramelize. Cooking times vary based on size of drumsticks.
Remove from oven and serve.