Hot wings just got an upgrade! You’re gonna love the sweet and spicy flavor combination of Cheerwine and Texas Pete® together! This is the perfect recipe for your next party. 


  • 1 12-ounce can Cheerwine (regular, not Diet or Zero Sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ½ cup Texas Pete® hot sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 chicken wings
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


Preheat deep fryer to 375⁰F.

Pour Cheerwine into small saucepot, add minced garlic, and allow to reduce by half on medium heat. Remove from heat and add Texas Pete® hot sauce and olive oil mixing well.

Carefully place chicken wings into deep fryer and fry for approximately 10-12 minutes or until golden brown, crispy, and fully cooked to an internal temperature of 165⁰F. Remove from fryer and drain well. Season wings with salt and pepper and place them into a large mixing bowl. Toss with prepared Cheerwine glaze. Serve immediately.

Overall Rating:


  1. This recipe is absolutely amazing!! It puts two NC classics together to make one of the best tasting wings ever!!

  2. Best wings hands down.
    I really like the combination of these ingredients. It’s a staple at my house now.

  3. ❤❤❤❤

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