Sticky Pineapple rosemary drumsticks

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10 Drumstick

1 ½  teaspoon Salt

¼ teaspoon Black pepper

1 tablespoon Smoked paprika

1 tablespoon Onion powder

1 teaspoon Sugar


¼ cup honey

¼ cup pineapple juice

4 sprigs rosemary

1 pinch salt




  • Season drumsticks with salt black pepper, smoked paprika, onion powder and sugar
  • Mix thoroughly and marinate for at least an hour
  • In a bowl mix the honey, pineapple juice, salt and rosemary
  • Heat an oven to 475 degree
  • Place the seasoned drumsticks on a lined baking sheet
  • Bake in the oven 10 minutes per side it will get golden dark brown
  • Once they are browned reduce the heat to 350 degrees
  • Baste the drumsticks with the rosemary continuously for another 20 to 25 minutes depending on the size of the drumsticks. Larger drumsticks will take longer to cook
  • Make sure to use the basting brush and get all the caramelized juices that had dripped unto the baking sheet, this is what make them sticky.
  • 45 minutes of cooking should cook the drumsticks completely to an internal temp of 165-170 degrees