Maple Bourbon Glazed Chicken Wings

What is a Superbowl party without wings?  These maple Bourbon Glazed Chicken Wings offer a twist on the traditional wings recipe.

Serve these wings with your favorite dip – ranch, blue cheese, etc.



  • 36 chicken wings (about 3 lbs.)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup pure maple or pancake syrup
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup bourbon or whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise


  • Cut tips off wings; cut wings in half at joint.
  • In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until golden. Add syrup, ketchup, bourbon and hot pepper sauce.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.
  • Remove from heat. With wire whisk, stir in mayonnaise until smooth.
  • Grill or broil chicken wings, turning occasionally and brushing frequently with sauce, 15 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Garnish with chopped scallions and serve alongside blue cheese dip.
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