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aunt kathy's sweet holiday ham

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Dawn DeRosa
jackson, NJ

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

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For aunt kathy's sweet holiday ham

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

How To Make aunt kathy's sweet holiday ham

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2
    Drain both pineapple slices, and cherries, reserving their juices.
  • 3
    Remove ham from packaging, and rub with the seasoning packet enclosed with the ham. Place ham, flat side down in a roasting pan.
  • 4
    Reserve 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.
  • 5
    Sprinkle 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.
  • 6
    Remove 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.
  • 7
    Carve 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.
  • 8
    Bake uncovered for 1 hour, and enjoy.

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