Festive Baked Ham

  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 - 5 lbs uncooked ham half
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 - 21 oz. can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
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Combine apple cider and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Set aside.

Remove skin from the ham. Place the ham, fat side up, on a cutting board; score fat in a diamond design, and stud with cloves. Place the ham in a shallow baking pan, fat side up; then coat top with brown sugar. Insert meat thermometer, making sure it does not touch fat or bone. Bake, uncovered, at 325° F about 2 hours - 22 to 25 minutes per lbs or until meat thermometer registers 160° F , basting every 30 minutes with cider mixture.

Sauce: Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Serve sauce with sliced ham.

Servings: 10
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member