Celebrity kosher cook Jamie Geller is known for her family-friendly, easy but delicious recipes — like the in-the-oven-in-minutes chicken recipe here.

Geller, sometimes called the "Jewish Rachael Ray" is a best-selling cookbook author, magazine founder and blogger at joyofkosher.com. You can find more recipes at joyofkosher.com/winndixie.

Honey-Glazed Chicken Thighs

1 cup applejuice

12 pitted dates, coarsely chopped

6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

4 tablespoons honey

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

8 (about 3 pounds) large bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

Heat oven to 400 F. Lightly coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking oil spray.

In a tood processor, combine apple juice, dates, garlic, honey, olive oil and salt. Pulse until fairly smooth. In a large bowl, combine chicken and glaze; toss to coat well.

Transfer to the prepared baking dish and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, basting occasionally, or until chicken reaches 175 F internal temperature. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition information per serving: 263 calories, 10 grams fat, 5 grams protein, 41 grams carbohydrates, 18 grams cholesterol, 2 grams fiber, 349 milligrams sodium

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