Holiday Glazed Ham

Holiday Glazed Ham

Make your traditional baked ham for Easter dinner with a new sweet glaze. This recipe gives you a choice of plum, maple-pecan, or cranberry.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
16 to 24
PREP TIME
20 mins

Holiday Glazed Ham

Make your traditional baked ham for Easter dinner with a new sweet glaze. This recipe gives you a choice of plum, maple-pecan, or cranberry.

Ingredients
  • 1  4 - 6  pound cooked boneless ham
  •  Five-Spice Plum Glaze, Maple-Pecan Glaze, or Cranberry Glaze (see below)
Five-Spice Plum Glaze
  • 1   cup plum jam
  • 1   tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4  teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 1/8  teaspoon cayenne
  • 2   tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1   tablespoon cider vinegar

Cranberry Glaze
  • 1  12  ounce can frozen cranberry juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3   tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 2   tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2   tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4   teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground cloves

Maple-Pecan Glaze
  • 1   cup maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
  • 1   cup orange marmalade
  • 1   tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 1/2  cup chopped pecans, toasted

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Directions
1. 
Place ham on a rack in a shallow baking pan. If desired, use a paring knife to score top of ham in a diamond pattern, making cuts 1/4 inch deep. Insert a meat thermometer. Bake in a 325 degree F. oven for 1-1/4 to 2-1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 140 degrees F. and ham is heated through. During the last 15 minutes of baking, brush ham with Five-Spice Plum Glaze, Maple-Pecan Glaze, or Cranberry Glaze. Heat any remaining glaze and pass with the ham. Serve with buttered new potatoes, steamed baby carrots, and steamed green beans, if desired. Makes 16 to 24 servings.
Five-Spice Plum Glaze
1. 
Place ham on a rack in a shallow baking pan. If desired, use a paring knife to score top of ham in a diamond pattern, making cuts 1/4 inch deep. Insert a meat thermometer. Bake in a 325 degree F. oven for 1-1/4 to 2-1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 140 degrees F. and ham is heated through. During the last 15 minutes of baking, brush ham with Five-Spice Plum Glaze, Maple-Pecan Glaze, or Cranberry Glaze. Heat any remaining glaze and pass with the ham. Serve with buttered new potatoes, steamed baby carrots, and steamed green beans, if desired. Makes 16 to 24 servings.
Cranberry Glaze
1. 
Place ham on a rack in a shallow baking pan. If desired, use a paring knife to score top of ham in a diamond pattern, making cuts 1/4 inch deep. Insert a meat thermometer. Bake in a 325 degree F. oven for 1-1/4 to 2-1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 140 degrees F. and ham is heated through. During the last 15 minutes of baking, brush ham with Five-Spice Plum Glaze, Maple-Pecan Glaze, or Cranberry Glaze. Heat any remaining glaze and pass with the ham. Serve with buttered new potatoes, steamed baby carrots, and steamed green beans, if desired. Makes 16 to 24 servings.
Maple-Pecan Glaze
1. 
Place ham on a rack in a shallow baking pan. If desired, use a paring knife to score top of ham in a diamond pattern, making cuts 1/4 inch deep. Insert a meat thermometer. Bake in a 325 degree F. oven for 1-1/4 to 2-1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 140 degrees F. and ham is heated through. During the last 15 minutes of baking, brush ham with Five-Spice Plum Glaze, Maple-Pecan Glaze, or Cranberry Glaze. Heat any remaining glaze and pass with the ham. Serve with buttered new potatoes, steamed baby carrots, and steamed green beans, if desired. Makes 16 to 24 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 211, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 54, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 15, pro. (g) 25, vit. C (mg) 23, sodium (mg) 1423, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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