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Cranberry Orange Glazed Ham

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  Smoked fully cooked ham 18 Pound (1 Piece)
  Whole cloves 2
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), divided
  Cranberry juice cocktail 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Prepared mustard 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Oranges 3 , sliced
  Maraschino cherries 6 , halved

Slice skin from ham.
Score fat on ham in a diamond design, and stud with cloves.
Place ham, fat side up, on rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer, making sure it does not touch fat or bone.
Bake at 325° for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cranberry juice, honey, cider vinegar, flour, mustard, and butter in a saucepan, mixing well.
Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute.
Coat exposed portion of ham with remaining sugar.
Place orange slices on ham, securing in centers with wooden picks; leave tips of picks exposed.
Place cherry half on each pick.
Pour hot cranberry mixture over ham; bake an additional 1 hour or until thermometer registers 140°, basting ham with pan juices twice.

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