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Apple-Glazed Holiday Ham Recipe

Apple-Glazed Holiday Ham Recipe

Each Christmas, I'm asked to prepare this entree. I'm happy to oblige because it's easy to assemble, bakes for a few hours unattended and is simply delicious!— Doty Emory, Jasper, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 spiral-sliced fully cooked bone-in ham (7 to 9 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Dash ground ginger
  • Dash ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 hours.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Brush ham with some of the glaze; bake 30-60 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140°, brushing occasionally with remaining glaze. Yield: 15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces ham equals 242 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 1,138 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.