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Spiral Ham with Cranberry Glaze

The sweet, tangy glaze that complements this ham looks so pretty, and the cranberry flavor pairs well with the meat. It’s been a tradition in my home for as long as I can remember. —Pattie Prescott, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3 hours
  • Makes
    16 servings


  • 1 bone-in fully cooked spiral-sliced ham (8 pounds)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) red currant jelly
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger


  • Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 2-1/2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, for glaze, combine the remaining ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until cranberries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  • Uncover ham; bake until a thermometer reads 140°, about 30 minutes longer, basting twice with 1-1/2 cups glaze. Serve remaining glaze with ham.
Nutrition Facts
6 ounces ham: 439 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 2072mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein.

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