Spiced Apple Holiday Ham

Crystal Schlueter

By
@crystalschlu

My grandmother always made pineapple ham, but I decided that rosy red apple rings look & taste even more festive. You can also make the apple rings from scratch by simmering a pan of water with apple slices, red hots, sugar, & a bit of red food coloring.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
fully cooked bone in ham (6-8 pounds)
1 tsp
whole cloves
1 jar(s)
spiced apple rings (14.5 ounces)
1 c
packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp
yellow mustard
10-12
green maraschino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the ham in a roasting pan cut side down. Score ham with a shallow diamond shaped pattern. Insert cloves into cuts. Cover ham with foil & bake for about 1 1/2 hours.
2
Meanwhile, drain the liquid from the apple rings into a small saucepan. Whisk in the brown sugar & mustard. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until mixture is thickened & coats the back of a spoon.
3
Remove foil from ham & brush with the glaze. Secure apple rings & cherries to the ham with toothpicks. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until heated through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American