Southern Pecan Glazed Ham
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 10-12 servings
This Southern Pecan Glazed Ham will be a family favorite and made many times over the year. It is easy and a stunning presentation table side.
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. cloves
  • Cayenne, large pinch
  • 1 cup pecans, rough chopped
  • ham, bone-in 10-12 lbs. fully cooked
  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Line a roasting pan with heavy duty aluminum foil. Place rack inside pan.
  2. Add the brown sugar, honey, orange juice, mustard, cloves, cayenne to a small saucepan and bring up to a simmer. Let cook until thickened and slightly reduced, about 6-8 min. Add the pecans and set aside.
  3. Remove the skin from the ham and some of the excess fat. Score the ham ¼-inch deep making a diamond pattern. Place the ham on the rack and top with foil. Bake for 1½ hours.
  4. Remove ham from oven and increase oven temperature to 350F. Brush the ham with ½ of the pecan glaze, let bake uncovered for 15 min. and then repeat with the second half and bake a further 15 min. or until pecans are golden. Remove from oven and let the ham sit for 15-20 min. Spooning glaze over ham as it sits. Slice and serve.
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