Our Best Baked Chicken Wings

Who needs deep-fried chicken when these oven-baked wings are just as crispy and delicious? Best of all, no hot oil to clean up when you're done.

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Smoky Rubbed Chicken Wings with Honey, Bourbon, and Molasses Sauce

“I order chicken wings anytime I see them on a menu, and this recipe will make you realize just how incredible they can be,” Chris says. “After a lot of trial and error, when I finally got the rub right I felt like I had unlocked a magic puzzle. There are a lot of ingredients in the rub, but they provide a perfect mix of sugar and spice, and the bourbon-spiked sauce coats the wings in yet another layer of bold flavor.”

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Buffalo Wings

Alton gets super-crispy skin on his chicken wings by cooking them twice.

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Chicken Parm Wings

Bored with your typical barbecue or buffalo sauces? These healthy baked wings mimic an Italian-American favorite — satisfyingly crunchy and cheesy. 

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Tequila-Lime Chicken Wings with Spicy Avocado Crema

Valerie uses hot sauce, tequila and lots of spices to really amp up the flavor of her chicken wings. The avocado crema adds balance to the wings without dulling the spicy kick.

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Orange-Glazed Chicken Wings

Alton Brown's secret ingredient for these sweet wings is a can of frozen orange juice concentrate.

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Balsamic Glazed Chicken Wings

Robert Irvine adds balsamic vinegar to his soy-sauce-honey marinade for wings with extra tang.

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Spicy Pesto Wings

Eddie uses red pepper flakes and lemon to season his oil, then bakes the oil-drizzled wings until golden brown and crispy. Once cooked, he drizzles the wings with a quick pesto for fresh Italian flavor.

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Moroccan Harissa Chicken Wings

You simply can't ignore the eye-catching deep red of harissa — especially when it's poured over wings. Baking powder is the secret to achieving extra-crispy skin without frying.

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Honey Hoisin Glazed Wings

These wings are the perfect example of why we're all so addicted to a spicy-sweet combo. Top them with scallions (for extra freshness with bite) and sesame seeds (for crunch).

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Ginger-Soy Chicken Wings

Fresh ginger, tamari and sesame oil are the key components to Giada’s flavorful marinade. Once the wings are baked, she broils them for a few extra minutes to achieve that deep, golden brown color.

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Baked Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip

Make a lighter dip for these baked wings with a nonfat Greek yogurt and skim milk base.

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Caribbean Chicken Wings

Sunny loves jerk chicken because it’s sweet, spicy, tangy and salty all at the same time. She marinates her chicken in the sauce for at least four hours to ensure a deep, complex flavor.

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Ranch-Chipotle Chicken Wings

The ranch-chipotle dipping sauce is served on the side of these wings, so guests can control the spice factor.

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Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Roast chicken wings with just a little salt, pepper and olive oil before coating them in Tyler Florence's homemade teriyaki sauce.

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Chile-Rubbed Wings

Ancho chile powder, cumin, coriander and cloves dress these spicy wings. The heat factor is up to you.

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Caesar Chicken Wings

This creamy dressing welcomes all dippers wings, vegetables and warm-from-the-oven breadsticks. On weeknights, it's destined to become your new salad go-to.

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Honey-Glazed Chicken Wings With Snow Peas

Make a dinner-sized portion of wings and toss them in sauce and honey.

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