Honey Pecan Chicken Wings

chicken-wings21Just in time for your holiday buffet and so easy to make ahead so you can enjoy your own party. Plan on an hour in the oven and then keep warm to serve.

36 chicken drumsticks cut from wings

1 stick of butter, melted

1 teaspoon of garlic salt

½ cup of honey

¼ cup of coarse mustard

1 cup of fine French breadcrumbs or panko

1 cup of pecans, minced

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Melt butter and add garlic salt, honey, and mustard until well mixed. Combine breadcrumbs and pecan bits and reserve. Dip drumsticks into butter mixture or brush on generously, then coat them with the crumb mixture. Bake on a foil-covered sheet for an hour at 350 degrees, turning once halfway through the hour.