Aunt Kathy's Sweet Holiday Ham Recipe

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Aunt Kathy's Sweet Holiday Ham

Dawn DeRosa


My aunt makes this ham for every holiday, and there's never any left over!

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20 Min
2 Hr


spiral cut ham with glaze packet
1 jar(s)
marischino cherries, with juice
1 can(s)
pineapple slices in syrup
1 bottle
beer, not lite
1/2 c
brown sugar
2 tsp
dijon mustard
2 Tbsp
corn starch


1Preheat oven to 350.
2Drain both pineapple slices, and cherries, reserving their juices.
3Remove ham from packaging, and rub with the seasoning packet enclosed with the ham. Place ham, flat side down in a roasting pan.
4Reserve 1/4 cup of juice. Place pineapple slices with cherries in the middle of each slice (secured with tooth picks) over the surface of the ham.
5Sprinkle ham with 1/4 cup brown sugar. Add remaining juices and beer to the bottom of the pan, cover tightly with foil, and bake for 1 hour.
6Remove ham from oven, and place on cutting board when cool enough to handle. Pour juices into a sauce pan, add dijon and bring to a boil. Take reserved 1/4 cup of juice, and blend with corn starch. Quickly blend into boiling juices, and heat until thickened.
7Carve ham into slices, removing extra fat. Place Place slices back into roasting pan, placing pineapple slices and cherries on top. Pour thickened glaze over ham, and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar.
8Bake uncovered for 1 hour, and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy