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Holiday Baked Ham Recipe

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Cynthia Skidmore, 1967 Graduate of St. Mary's Academy


4-6 Pound butt portion ham
1 Large can sliced pineapple
1 Jar of ham glaze
1 Jar maraschino cherries
Whole cloves
Wooden toothpicks
1 Can Coca Cola©

Preheat oven to 350º

Rinse ham with cool, clear water and pat dry
Place ham in deep baking dish
Using a very sharp knife, slice a diamond pattern into the ham (about 1/4 inch thick)
Cover outside of ham with glaze.
Arrange sliced pineapples on ham, placing cherries in the center, and using toothpicks to secure in place
Pour the can of Coke over ham
Bake ham - baste often with coke
When diamonds bulge, ham is done.




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