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Brown Sugar and Cherry Glazed Ham

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Prepare to savor a succulent Brown Sugar and Cherry Glazed Ham. This recipe combines sweet cherry preserves with deeply rich brown sugar to create a luscious glaze. HORMEL® CURE 81® Cherrywood Ham serves as the perfect canvas for this delicious combination of flavors.

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1½ cups cherry preserves
¼ cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons mustard
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 (8-pound) HORMEL® CURE 81® Cherrywood Ham


  1. In small saucepan, heat preserves and next 4 ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

  2. Cook ham according to package directions, basting with preserve mixture every 30 minutes.