Bringing Grandma's recipes to your kitchen, one slice at a time.


Sticky Sweet Bacon Glazed Chicken

6 large Chicken legs, bone in, skin on (can be removed if you wish)
1/2 C Ginger honey (can substitute regular honey)
1/8 C Molasses
1/8 C Sugar (can substitute brown sugar)
1/2 C Soy Sauce (low sodium can be substituted)
1 tsp sriracha(can add more if you wish)
1 tsp Grated Ginger
1 TBSP.Cornstarch
1 TBSP. Water
Seasonings: Seasoned Salt, pepper and garlic powder – sprinkling as desired

For the glaze:

6 slices bacon, chopped
1/4 cup Honey
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Set aside.
Then, in a pot, combine ginger honey, molasses, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, and sriracha.
Bring to a boil. Add the cornstarch and water slurry, – the sauce will thicken, then remove off the heat.
Line the slow cooker with parchment paper for easy cleanup and to avoid sticking
In a bowl, season the chicken legs with salt, pepper and garlic
Add the legs to the slow cooker bowl along with the glaze you just made, add 1/2 C of water and cook on high for 3 hours.
Glaze In a pan, cook the bacon until it is crisp, then remove to a paper-towel-lined plate and let cool. If you didn’t chop it, crumble it now. Set aside.
Drain the grease,. Add the honey & Worcestershire sauce
Let bubble over medium heat. Once it is bubbly, add in the chopped bacon.
Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes until it has thickened lightly, then remove from heat.set aside
When 3 hours is up, add this sauce to your chicken in the crock pot, Cook for an additional hour.
After cook time is complete, remove the legs and place them on a baking sheet
Take the sauce from the crock pot bowl and put into a smaller container. Using this sauce, baste the legs liberally all over.
Broil the legs in the oven until they begin to caramelize
Bring the sheet out and turn the legs over, then liberally brush the legs again with the sauce.
Broil again for a few minutes or until the legs begin to caramelize.
If there is remaining sauce left, feel free to use as a dipping sauce.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?