Holiday Ham Recipe
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Holiday Ham Recipe

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When I was a young girl, ham make appearances at all of our holiday dinners. The old-fashioned flavor reminds folks of Grandma's kitchen. —Betty Butler, Union Bridge, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:18-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES: 18-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) sliced pineapple
  • 1/2 spiral-sliced fully cooked bone-in ham (8 to 10 pounds)
  • 2/3 cup maraschino cherries
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt

Directions

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Secure pineapple and cherries to ham with toothpicks. Combine brown sugar and seasoned salt; rub over ham. Gently pour pineapple juice over ham.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 140° and ham is heated through. Baste frequently with brown sugar mixture. Yield: about 18-20 servings.
Originally published as Holiday Ham in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p163

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

Very delicious. Received rave reviews from those who are "picky about ham".

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2013

I didn't use a spiral ham, but I don't think it mattered. Turned out moist and very flavorful. Will never use the flavor packets that come with certain ham, this glaze was so easy. Impressive!

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Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

This ham was amazing! I didn't use the cherries and instead of rubbing with the sugar and salt I mixed the pinneaple juice with it and poured it over the ham. I also basted once every 30 minutes during cooking. Loved it!

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2012

I made this ham for Easter and it was great. But I must say this, I bought a spiral ham which came with a glaze so I followed the recipe exactly and added the glaze that came with it. My family and friends loved it

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

Had people that dont like ham, try it and came back for seconds! Awesome recipe.

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