Country Ham Recipe
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Country Ham Recipe

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Peach preserves give Pamela Proctor's easy entree a mildly fruity flair. "This has been a hit ever since my neighbor gave me the recipe," says the Barlow, Ohio reader. "We use up the leftover ham in sandwiches, soups and omelets."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours
MAKES:8-12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours
MAKES: 8-12 servings


  • 1 fully cooked boneless ham (3 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1/4 cup peach preserves

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 227 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 801 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 14 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place ham in a small foil-lined roasting pan; pierce several times with a fork. Combine brown sugar and mustard; spread over ham. Spread with peach preserves.
  2. Cover and bake 1-1/2 hours, basting occasionally. Uncover; bake 30-45 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140°. Yield: 8-12 servings.
Originally published as Country Ham in Quick Cooking March/April 2004, p8

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2010

"Delicious. I have made this several times."

Reviewed Oct. 8, 2009

"Very simple, but very delicious...I am making it for the second time...proof of a good recipe!!!"

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