Recipes and Cooking Holiday Ham Keep this holiday ham recipe on hand for Easter, Thanksgiving, or whenever you want an impressive entrée as centerpiece of the dinner table. Use our pomegranate sauce for ham or one of the other fruit-infused glazes to really make your holiday ham the highlight of the meal. By Shelli McConnell Updated on March 22, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 90 mins Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 20 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 6 pound cooked ham, rump half 1 recipe Apricot-Mustard Glaze, Pomegranate BBQ Glaze, or Cranberry-Orange Glaze Pomegranate BBQ Glaze ½ cup finely chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾ cup bottled chili sauce ½ cup pomegranate juice ¼ cup honey 1 tablespoon white or regular balsamic vinegar ½ teaspoon dry mustard ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Apricot-Mustard Glaze 1 cup apricot preserves 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon Chinese-style hot mustard 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Cranberry-Orange Glaze 1 cup cranberry relish or orange-cranberry marmalade ¼ cup orange juice 1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme or sage Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. Score ham by making shallow diagonal cuts in a diamond pattern at 1-inch intervals. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert an oven-going thermometer into center of ham (thermometer should not touch the bone). Cover with foil. Bake for 1 1/4 hours. Uncover; bake for 20 to 60 minutes more or until thermometer registers 140°F. Meanwhile, prepare desired glaze. Brush ham with some of the glaze during the last 20 minutes of baking. Serve with remaining glaze. Pomegranate BBQ Glaze In a medium saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat about 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in chili sauce, pomegranate juice, honey, balsamic vinegar, dry mustard, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Apricot-Mustard Glaze In a small bowl stir together preserves, vinegar, mustard, and ginger. Cranberry-Orange Glaze In a small saucepan combine the cranberry relish, orange juice, and thyme. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until mixture is thickened to a glazing consistency. Apricot-Mustard Glaze Nutrition analysis per teaspoon: 33 calories, 0 g protein, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 9 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 6 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 11 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron Cranberry-Orange Glaze Nutrition analysis per 2 teaspoons: 22 calories, 0 g protein, 6 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 6% Vitamin C, 4 gm sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron Pomegranate BBQ Glaze Nutrition analysis per 2 teaspoons: 30 calories, 0 g protein, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 6 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 96 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 241 Calories 13g Fat 1g Carbs 29g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 20 Calories 241 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 83mg 28% Sodium 1110mg 48% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Protein 29g Calcium 8mg 1% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 461mg 10% Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.6mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.