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Mustard & Apricot-Glazed Ham Recipe

Mustard & Apricot-Glazed Ham Recipe

Glazing a bone-in ham with apricot jam gives it an attractive look and delicious flavor. It's the star of many of our Sunday suppers.—Galelah Dowell, Fairland, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:18-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 fully cooked bone-in ham (6 to 8 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons ground mustard
  • Whole cloves
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves

Directions

  • 1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Score the surface of the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. Combine brown sugar and mustard; rub over surface of ham. Insert a clove in the center of each diamond.
  • 2. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1 hour. Spoon preserves over ham. Bake 15-30 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140° and ham is heated through.
  • 3. Remove leftover ham from bone and cube. Refrigerate or freeze remaining ham (may be frozen for up to 2 months). Yield: 18-20 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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