How Long to Cook Drumsticks
To get delicious oven-baked chicken drumsticks that are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, you'll need to cook them for about 40 minutes in a 425-degree oven. If your drumsticks are particularly big, they may need a little longer to cook all the way through. To make sure that they're done, you can check them with a meat thermometer, being careful not to let the temperature probe touch the bone. When the meat reaches 165 degrees, the chicken is done.