Show Subscription Form




Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Balls Recipe
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Balls Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Balls Recipe

Read Reviews
3 1
Publisher Photo
My family prefers these to a traditional roasted ham. It seems they gobble them up as soon as I set them out. You can make them ahead and reheat the next day.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed saltines (about 45 crackers)
  • 2 pounds ground fully cooked ham
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 338 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 834 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs and cracker crumbs. Crumble ham and pork over mixture and mix well.
  2. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place into two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, vinegar and mustard. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Drain ham balls; drizzle with syrup mixture; toss to coat. Bake 10 minutes longer or until glazed. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Glazed Ham Balls in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p174

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 338 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 834 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

Reviews for Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Balls

AVERAGE RATING
   (2)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (1)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (1)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"We did not like these at all. When I was mixing them up, I feared they would be dry and I was right. Just all around not good."

Loading Image

Similar Recipes