Christmas Ham

Move over, turkey, and make way for traditional baked Christmas ham recipes. It's easy to see why ham is a go-to choice at Christmastime - like turkey, ham requires very little fuss once it's in the oven, makes a stunning impression on a platter, and is easily sliced into individual portions. And there's nothing more heavenly than the scent of a honey-glazed, clove-studded ham as it roasts - the aroma says "holiday" the moment you step into the house. Plus, ham plays nicely with lots of different side dishes, so you can invite your family and friends to bring over all kinds of vegetables, salads, and desserts and know that the meal - like your family - will make good company.

Holiday Ham with Cider Glaze

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Need a new ham glaze? Try this apple-mustard version. It's super easy to make.

Glazed Baked Ham

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It's easy to make a ham glaze. Give this one a try and you'll see. Simple and delicious!

Pineapple-Glazed Ham

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Sometimes, the simplest recipes are really the best, as demonstrated by this stellar baked ham. With only 3 ingredients -- rich, dark rum, sweet, refreshing pineapple, and tangy dry mustard -- this incredible glaze delivers unbelievable flavor, without any fuss. Set this recipe aside, because it is sure to become your go-to for every holiday season.

Baked Fresh Ham with Cherry Glaze

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Dried tart red cherries provide a fruity balance to this savory ham main dish recipe. If you prefer, substitute dried cranberries to add a Christmas touch.

Baked Country Ham

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Few holiday meats are easier to cook than a ham. Just season and let it bake.

Chutney-Honey Glazed Ham

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Baked Ham with Mustard-Plum Glaze

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Sweet plum jam, tart pomegranate juice, and salty-savory Dijon-style mustard form one of the prettiest, most delicious shiny glazes to ever hit a ham. This same glaze is wonderful to keep on hand for brushing on grilled chicken, too.

Brown-Sugar-Glazed Ham

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Brown sugar and red-wine vinegar glaze this traditional Easter ham. Mint lends coolly aromatic appeal.

Ham and Cheese Spiral

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Ham and cheese are rolled into this homemade rye bread, which goes great with soup.

Fruited Baked Ham

Midwest Living

Cherry and apricot preserves flavor this home-style smoked ham. It's perfect for holiday meals.

Baked Holiday Spiral Ham with Raisin Sauce

Midwest Living

Make the brown sugar and orange juice glaze and prepare the ham in just 15 minutes. Then relax while it bakes in the oven.

Spice-Rubbed Ham with Apple-Maple Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

A coat of cumin and garlic give this ham savory back notes while its sweet, mustardy glaze provides and enticing counterpoint. For best flavor, be sure to use pure maple syrup -- not maple-flavor pancake syrup -- for glaze making. It's expensive, but worth it.

Pineapple-Mustard Glazed Ham

Family Circle

Let this pre-sliced ham recipe, glazed with a mixture of Dijon mustard, spreadable fruit, and brown sugar, be the star of your next holiday buffet.

Stout-Glazed Ham

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Plan on using the leftover ham in sandwiches or at breakfast or brunch.

Pineapple and Rosemary Glazed Ham

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Here's a classic pineapple glazed ham recipe to serve at Easter, Christmas, or anytime you're entertaining a crowd.

Cherry-Cola Ham

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Orange-Honey Glazed Ham

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Orange marmalade and honey pair up to make a tangy sweet sauce for a holiday ham.

Christmas Ham  Recipes: Take your pick!
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