Dinner

Cranberry Dijon Baked Ham

Baste the succulent smoked ham with a delicious mix of cranberry sauce, mustard and maple syrup for a main dish that’s as flavorful, as it is stunning.

Yields

12 - 12 serving

Total Time

Prep Time

Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 8 lb. bone-in smoked fully cooked ham
  • 4 Whole cloves
  • 8 oz. Cranberry sauce
  • 1/3 c. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 c. Maple syrup
  • 3 Mixed baby lettuces
  • 2 Rosemary sprig fresh
  • 2 Thyme sprig fresh
  • 20 Cranberries fresh

Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F. Score fat on ham in diamond pattern; insert 1 clove into center of each diamond.

Line the roasting pan with foil. Place ham in the pan, scored side up. Bake 1½ hrs., tenting with foil if browning too quickly.

Meanwhile, in bowl, stir together cranberry sauce, mustard and maple syrup; reserve. Brush ham with glaze.

Bake, basting occasionally, 30 min. or until meat thermometer inserted into center away from bone registers 140°F.

Let stand 30 min. before carving. If desired, garnish with lettuce, rosemary, thyme and cranberries.

A great meal for a family gathering.

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