Easy Ham With Cranberry Glaze

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

The glaze on this ham is so good! The oven time and glaze amounts are for a 5-pound ham, for a larger ham adjust the cooking time. The ham must be cooked at 325 degrees, not higher.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a small saucepan combine the cranberry sauce, brown sugar, fresh orange juice, cloves, cinnamon, allspice and black pepper, if using; heat slowly stirring until smooth.
  3. Place the ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan with 1/3 cup water.
  4. Insert a meat thermometer in the ham.
  5. Bake until the thermometer reaches 125 degrees (about 1-1/2 to 2 hours).
  6. Brush a third of the glaze on the ham 30 minutes before the end of baking time.
  7. Spoon on the remaining glaze every 10 minutes (within the 30 minutes).
  8. After removing the ham from the oven, let stand for 15 minutes before carving.
  9. Delicious!

Reviews

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Very delicious! I was looking for something easy and a bit different from the usual brown sugar glazes and this was perfect! the cranberry gives it just the right amout of fruit flavor. I didn't have jellied cranberry sauce as we love the whole berry, but I must say it worked just beautifully. I did add the black pepper and do think it's adding another layer of flavor, very yummy! I will make this again! Thank you for posting!

CookstoRelax January 23, 2010

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