Spiced Holiday Ham

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Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 2 hours 10 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 8-10 servings


•1 bone-in half ham (5 to 7 pounds)
•15 whole cloves
•1 jar (12 ounces) currant jelly
•1 tablespoon brown sugar
•1 tablespoon vinegar
•1 teaspoon ground mustard
•1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


•Score ham; insert cloves in cuts. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 20 minutes per pound. Combine jelly, sugar, vinegar, mustard and cinnamon; brush half over ham. Bake 15 minutes. Brush remaining jelly mixture over ham. Bake for 15 minutes, basting occasionally, or until a meat thermometer reads 140°. Yield: 8-10 servings.


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