Ham Balls In Orange Glaze

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This is a recipe from my Gram...only change I made is I double the sauce...delicious!

Enjoy!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
ground ham - i took a package of ham chunks and shred in my food processor
1/2- 3/4 lb
ground pork
1 - 1 1/2 c
crushed cracker crumbs - i use a whole sleeve of crackers
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
dried mustard
1/2 c
minced onion
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk

GLAZE - CAN HALVE RECIPE, I DOUBLE, AS WE LOVE THE SAUCE AND I FREEZE LEFTOVERS - RECIPE IS FOR SINGLE BATCH

1/3 - 1/2 c
packed dark brown sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
corn starch
1/4 tsp
each - dried mustard & ground cloves
1 1/2 c
orange juice
some minced red or green peppers - optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Set aside

In a bowl, add the ground ham, pork, onion, mustard, eggs, crackers, salt, pepper and milk - mix well.
2
Make balls about the size of a golf ball and place in prepared dish. It's okay if touching.
3
Place on oven for 30 minutes or until firm and browning some.
4
While ham balls bake, make the glaze.

In a dutch oven or large saucepan - mix brown sugar, mustard,cloves and cornstarch. Over medium heat, stir in the orange juice, whisk until well blended and continue cooking until sauce thickens.
5
When ham balls are finished baking, drain if need be. Place in the sauce and simmer for 15 minutes.
6
Serve hot. I've also prepared these ahead and kept warm for parties in crock pot on low setting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American