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Cherry Ham Sauce Recipe

Cherry Ham Sauce Recipe

I made this sauce for my family years ago, then the recipe got misplaced in my recipe file. I was making a ham for company and my husband requested the cherry sauce because it was so good. It took a little hunting, but I finally found the recipe and we had this deliciously spiced sauce over ham. —Sue A. Jurack
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (12 ounces) cherry preserves
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon each ground cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine the preserves, vinegar, corn syrup, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Bring to a boil, stirring often.
  • 2. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in almonds. Serve with ham. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 92 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.