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Spiral Ham with Cranberry Glaze Recipe

Spiral Ham with Cranberry Glaze Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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imccrider User ID: 1423746 159214
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2014

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

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 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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