HAM WITH APPLE MUSTARD GLAZE

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Tangy with just a hint of spiciness, this recipe is a whole-family pleaser.

SERVINGS
24
PREP TIME
15
MIN
COOK TIME
2
HRS
15
MIN
TOTAL TIME
2
HRS
30
MIN
DIFFICULTY
Medium
  • 1 FARMER JOHN® FULLY COOKED HALF HAM, BONE GUARD REMOVED
  • ¾ CUP APPLE JELLY
  • ¼ CUP APPLE CIDER
  • ¼ CUP STONE GROUND DIJON MUSTARD
  1. PREHEAT OVEN TO 350°
  2. SCORE HAM INTO DIAMONDS AND STUD EACH DIAMOND WITH A WHOLE CLOVE. ARRANGE HAM ON A RACK IN A ROASTING PAN. TENT WITH ALUMINUM FOIL.
  3. BAKE ON MIDDLE RACK 1-1/2 HOURS.
  4. MEANWHILE, IN SMALL SAUCEPAN OVER MEDIUM HEAT, COOK APPLE JELLY AND CIDER, STIRRING OCCASIONALLY, 4 TO 5 MINUTES OR UNTIL BLENDED AND THICKENED.
  5. REMOVE FROM HEAT AND WHISK IN MUSTARD.
  6. REMOVE FOIL AND BRUSH HAM GENEROUSLY WITH GLAZE. BAKE AN ADDITIONAL 30 TO 35 MINUTES.
  7. LET STAND 5 TO 10 MINUTES BEFORE SLICING.
TWIST ON A CLASSIC: ADD ½ TEASPOON GROUND CINNAMON, ¼ CUP MAPLE SYRUP AND 1 TEASPOON DRIED THYME LEAVES TO THE SMALL SAUCEPAN WITH APPLE JELLY.  COOK AS ABOVE. FOR A FESTIVE LOOK, GARNISH HAM WITH FRESH HERBS AND APPLE QUARTERS DUSTED WITH CINNAMON.
COOKING TIP

Make enough glaze so you have some to dip your bites in when you’re chowing down.