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Cranberry Ham Loaf

A cranberry sauce topping makes this easy-to-prepare ham loaf festive enough for a holiday meal. I find it’s a great way to use up leftover ham. —Ronald Heffner Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 70 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground fully cooked ham
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup


  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, milk, onions, green pepper and bread crumbs. Crumble ham and sausage over mixture and mix well.
  • Pat into an ungreased 9x5-in. loaf pan (pan will be full). Place on a baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 70-80 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the cranberry sauce, water and corn syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove ham loaf to a serving platter; serve with cranberry sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 474 calories, 28g fat (10g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 1395mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.
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