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Mustard & Cranberry Glazed Ham Recipe

Mustard & Cranberry Glazed Ham Recipe

This delicious glaze only uses four ingredients. It's a simple way to ensure your ham will be the show stopper on your holiday table. —Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 50 min. + standing YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (6 to 8 pounds)
  • Whole cloves
  • 3 cans (14 ounces each) jellied or whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups dry red wine or chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. If desired, score the surface of the ham, making diamond shapes 1/2 in. deep. Insert cloves into the surface. Loosely cover ham with foil; bake 1-1/2 hours.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine cranberry sauce, brown sugar and wine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat; whisk in mustard.
  • 3. Pour 2 cups cranberry mixture over ham. Bake 20-30 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 140°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with remaining sauce. Yield: 12 servings (4 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked ham with 1/3 cup sauce equals 449 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 1,310 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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