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Apple Cider-Glazed Ham

 Apple Cider-Glazed Ham
When I wanted to try something new with our holiday ham, I created this cider glaze. It's slightly sweet but still has the spicy flavor my family craves. —Rebecca LaWare, Hilton, New York
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 fully cooked bone-in ham (6 to 7 pounds)
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice

Directions

  • Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Score the surface of
  • the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. Cover and bake at
  • 325° for 2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the cider, honey, vinegar and
  • mustard; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15
  • minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the butter, chili powder and
  • apple pie spice. Set aside 1 cup for serving.
  • Cook the remaining sauce until thickened; spoon over ham. Bake,
  • uncovered, 30-35 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads
  • 140°. Warm reserved sauce; serve with ham
  • Yield: 10 servings (1 cup sauce).

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Apple Cider-Glazed Ham (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 ounces cooked ham equals 261 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 877 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 20 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer