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Ham with Orange-Apricot Sauce Recipe

Ham with Orange-Apricot Sauce Recipe

"I'm always taking dishes to buffets and I wanted to bring a great ham. I came up with this tasty recipe with a special sauce that everyone said was wonderful." Shirley Hewitt, Milwaukie, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:15 servings


  • 1 bone-in fully cooked spiral-sliced ham (7 to 9 pounds)
  • 1 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons dried currants


  • 1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 140°.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the juice concentrate, sugar, apricots, water, cranberries and currants. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with ham. Yield: 15 servings (2-1/4 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces ham with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 384 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 1,906 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 39 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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