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Apricot-Glazed Ham Recipe

Apricot-Glazed Ham Recipe

In Fairland, Oklahoma, Galelah Dowell glazes a bone-in ham with apricot jam to give it an attractive look and delicious flavor. It's the star of a special Sunday supper and yields lots of extra ham for made-in-minutes meals later in the week.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:18-20 servings


  • 1 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


  • 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 thermometer reads 140° and ham is heated through. Yield: 18-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounce-weight: 233 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 926mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 17g protein.

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rllewis7 User ID: 7124309 28605
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2014

"I used this glaze for a spiral ham. The sweetness of the apricot and brown sugar pairs well with the saltiness of the ham."

cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 32671
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2013

"This is one of my husbands favorites! The left-overs can be used for a ton of other recipes, too!!"

CocoLyn User ID: 5940628 28604
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2011

"I made this last week for the first Easter dinner I have ever hosted. It was easy and delicious!! My family raved! I will definitely be making this again!"

flkeyspam User ID: 1400571 203880
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"Best ham we have ever had the whole family loves it"

bloocat68 User ID: 4593521 82304
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2011

"I make this recipe at least once a month. very good! The only way I make ham now."

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