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Cider Glazed Baked Holiday Ham

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

2 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Maple

An apple cider glaze gives this ham a sweet, irresistible exterior. Slice it up and serve with your favorite sides and save a few slices for sandwiches the next day.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 3 apples, cored and cut into thick slices

  • 1 Large ham

  • 4 Cup apple cider, divided

  • 1/4 Cup bourbon

  • 1/4 Cup Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 Cup honey or maple syrup

  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 Pinch ground nutmeg or allspice

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 325℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill325 ˚F

  • 2

    Line a roasting pan with heavy-duty foil for easier clean-up.
  • 3

    Arrange the apple slices in the bottom of the roasting pan for a natural roasting rack. Place ham on top of the apple slices and pour remaining 1 cup of apple cider around the ham.

    Ingredients

    • 3 apples, cored and cut into thick slices

    • 1 Large ham

  • 4

    Place roasting pan directly on grill grate and bake for 1-1/2 hours.

    Grill325 ˚F

  • 5

    For the glaze, combine remaining 3 cups of apple cider and bourbon in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Simmer until reduced by one-third. Whisk in the mustard, honey, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.

    Ingredients

    • 4 Cup apple cider, divided

    • 1/4 Cup bourbon

    • 1/4 Cup Dijon mustard

    • 1/4 Cup honey or maple syrup

    • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

    • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves

    • 1 Pinch ground nutmeg or allspice

  • 6

    Glaze ham with apple cider mixture as needed (use any left over for serving) and continue cooking for another 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat reaches an internal temperatures of 140℉.

    Grill325 ˚F

    Probe140 ˚F

  • 7

    Remove ham from grill and allow to rest for 20 minutes before serving.
  • 8

    Warm remaining sauce and serve with ham if desired. Enjoy!

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