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Grandma's Christmas Ham Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gloria Cody
Added: Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 whole bone in ham
1 can apricot nectar
1 can sliced pineapple, drained, reserve juice
maraschino cherries
whole cloves
brown sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Place ham in a large roasting pan and cook uncovered for 2 hrs. Remove ham from oven and trim excess fat and skin.
Score ham into 1 inch squares. Place a whole clove in each square. Pour apricot nectar over ham and return to oven for 1 hr., basting often.
While ham is in the oven, mix together reserved pineapple juice and 2 c. brown sugar.
Remove ham from oven and place the pineapple slices with toothpicks on the ham. Place a maraschino cherry in the center of each pineapple slice. Pour brown sugar and juice mixture over all and return to oven for 30 to 45 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This ham is the one that everyone looks forward to every year. Our mom made this every Christmas. She is gone now, but I can't help but think of her every time I make this ham.

 

 

 

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