5-Ingredient Apricot Glazed Ham

You won’t believe how easy it is to prepare this 5-Ingredient Apricot Glazed Ham!  Sure, it’s spring…and sure, Easter is almost here.  And while this beautiful and impressive-looking main course would be an obvious centerpiece on your Easter dinner table, please don’t overlook it as a great weeknight meal as well.  I promise, it’s that easy!

5 Ingredient Apricot Glazed Ham

By mixing together just a few simple ingredients and heating a ham in your oven, you can have a fancy-schmancy-looking dinner on the table with just a mere 5 minutes of prep time!  My boys loved the combination of the sweet glaze over the salty ham.  And I especially appreciate that the ham is pre-sliced, which eliminates one more step in the process of getting this dinner on the table fast.  If you have any left-overs, just keep the ham in the refrigerator to enjoy on sandwiches throughout the week.  This recipe is a true winner!

5-Ingredient Apricot Glazed Ham
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Serves: 4-6
  • 1 sliced Hickory-Smoked Boneless Ham (about 2.5 – 3 lbs.)
  • ¾ cup apricot preserves
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Place ham in a baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine preserves, mustard, sugar, and cloves. Spread about half of the mixture on top of the ham. Reserve the remaining glaze.
  4. Cover ham and bake for about 25 minutes.
  5. Uncover ham, spread remaining glaze over top, and bake (uncovered) for an additional 20-30 minutes. Do not overcook.
  6. Spoon remaining glaze from the pan over individual ham slices for serving, if desired.

Looking for other delicious ways to use up your left-over ham?  Try these favorites:

Corn and Ham Chowder



Ham, Brie, and Apple Panini


Grilled Ham and Gruyere Sandwiches


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