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Cider Baked Ham with Bacon Bread Stuffing

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Description



Move over turkey, this Kunzler ham stuffed with bacon bread stuffing will be a new holiday favorite in your house.

Prep
20m

Cook
1h 45m

Serves
6

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Ingredients



  • 1 fully cooked boneless Kunzler ham

  • 12 whole cloves
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/3 cup apple cider
  • 1 (16 oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 slices bread, cubed
  • 6 slices Kunzler bacon
  • 1 stick butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions



Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F. Cut ham in half. Using a sharp, thin-bladed knife, carefully cut a 2 1/2" circle into each half of the ham. Continue cutting a tunnel halfway through each piece of ham, using a spoon to remove ham.

Step 2

In a small skillet, fry bacon until crispy. Set aside.

Step 3

In same pan, add tbsp. butter to bacon drippings. Sauté onions and celery until tender.

Step 4

In a large bowl, combine the bread cubes and eggs. Stir in onions and celery. Crumble bacon and combine.

Step 5

Stuff ham and tie together with cooking twine. Place ham in a shallow roasting pan.

Step 6

Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Step 7

Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine brown sugar, mustard, and cider. During the last 20 minutes of baking, spoon brown sugar glaze over the ham. Continue baking, occasionally spooning the remaining glaze over the ham.

Step 8

Bake until a meat thermometer reads 140°F. Let ham sit for 10 minutes, remove twine, slice, and serve.

Cider Baked Ham with Bacon Bread Stuffing

http://www.kunzler.com/recipe/cider-baked-ham-with-bacon-bread-stuffing/

Ingredients

  • 1 fully cooked boneless Kunzler ham

  • 12 whole cloves
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/3 cup apple cider
  • 1 (16 oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 slices bread, cubed
  • 6 slices Kunzler bacon
  • 1 stick butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Cut ham in half. Using a sharp, thin-bladed knife, carefully cut a 2 1/2" circle into each half of the ham. Continue cutting a tunnel halfway through each piece of ham, using a spoon to remove ham.
  2. In a small skillet, fry bacon until crispy. Set aside.
  3. In same pan, add tbsp. butter to bacon drippings. Sauté onions and celery until tender.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the bread cubes and eggs. Stir in onions and celery. Crumble bacon and combine.
  5. Stuff ham and tie together with cooking twine. Place ham in a shallow roasting pan.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine brown sugar, mustard, and cider. During the last 20 minutes of baking, spoon brown sugar glaze over the ham. Continue baking, occasionally spooning the remaining glaze over the ham.
  8. Bake until a meat thermometer reads 140°F. Let ham sit for 10 minutes, remove twine, slice, and serve.