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Holiday Ham

 Holiday Ham
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
18-20 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer