Spiral Ham with Cranberry Glaze Recipe
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Spiral Ham with Cranberry Glaze Recipe

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The sweet, tangy glaze that complements this ham looks so pretty, and the cranberry flavor pairs well with the meat. It’s been a tradition in my home for as long as I can remember. —Pattie Prescott, Manchester, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 bone-in fully cooked spiral-sliced ham (8 pounds)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) red currant jelly
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 439 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 2072mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein .


  1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 2-1/2 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, for glaze, combine the remaining ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until cranberries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  3. Uncover ham; bake 30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 140°, basting twice with 1-1/2 cups glaze. Serve remaining glaze with ham. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Spiral Ham with Cranberry Glaze in Taste of Home December/January 2006, p27

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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imccrider 159214
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2014

"I made this for my family and they thought it was the best ham yet."

katlaydee3 64771
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

"This is my new favorite ham recipe. I made it for a family dinner and everyone loved. A keeper for sure!"

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