Cranberry-Glazed Ham

Simplify your holiday dinner by planning it around this easy ham recipe. A can of whole cranberry sauce with a few flavorful embellishments makes a tasty and attractive glaze for a boneless ham.

Cranberry-Glazed Ham
Servings: 12 Prep 5 mins Bake 350°F 1 hr


  • 1 can (16 ounces) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 3-inch piece cinnamon stick
  • 1 small boneless fully cooked smoked ham (about 2-1/2 pounds)

Make It

1. In a small saucepan, stir together cranberry sauce, mustard, brown sugar, orange zest and cinnamon stick. Bring to a simmer. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick before using.

2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place ham on rack in roasting pan. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

3. Remove foil and brush with some of the cranberry glaze. Bake 15 minutes. Brush again with glaze and bake an additional 15 minutes or until heated through. Slice and serve with remaining glaze.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 229, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 55, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 17, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 21, sodium (mg): 988, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.