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Apricot Pineapple Ham Recipe

Apricot Pineapple Ham Recipe

Tired of mixing up messy glazes to put on ham, I tried this simple recipe a few years ago. Young and old alike complimented me on the lovely, sweet and juicy ham - and I've prepared it this way ever since. -Cathy Neve, Yakima, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min. YIELD:10-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 fully cooked bone-in ham (5 to 7 pounds)
  • 1 can (6 ounces) pineapple juice
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) pineapple preserves
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) sliced pineapple, drained
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) maraschino cherries with stems

Directions

  • 1. Place ham on a rack in a roasting pan. Score the surface, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. Pour pineapple juice over ham. Cover and bake at 325° for 1-1/4 hours.
  • 2. Uncover; brush ham with preserves. Arrange pineapple slices and cherries on ham, securing with wooden toothpicks. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140° and then ham is heated through. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 10-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 355 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 1,106 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 20 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer