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Holiday Baked Ham

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Holiday baked ham is a fruity ham recipe. Oven roasted with a fruity glaze of apricot preserves with pineapple syrup, the ham is spiced with cloves. Served with pineapple bits and cherries studded on the ham with picks, it is flavorful and very festive!
Ingredients
  Bone in smoked ham 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned sliced pineapple in syrup 20 Ounce (1 Can)
  Apricot preserves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 325°F.
Remove rind from ham.
Place ham on rack in open roasting pan, fat side up.
Insert meat thermometer with bulb in thickest part away from fat or bone.
Roast ham in preheated oven about 3 hours.
Drain pineapple; reserve syrup.
In small saucepan, combine syrup, preserves, mustard and allspice.
Bring to boil; boil, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.
Remove ham from oven, but keep oven hot.
Stud ham with cloves; brush with glaze.
Brush again with glaze.
Return ham to oven.
Roast 30 minutes longer or until thermometer registers 160°F (about 25 minutes per pound total cooking time).
Brush with glaze 15 minutes before done.
Let ham stand 20 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday

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