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When your stovetop is full, turn to this top-rated recipe for a microwave-friendly molasses-and-honey glaze. Reserve the drippings and cook them in a saucepan just before serving for a delicious bourbon ham sauce.

Recipe by Southern Living November 1998

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Credit: William Dickey; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Yield:
12 to 14 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Microwave honey and molasses in a 1-quart microwave-safe dish at HIGH 1 minute; whisk to blend. Whisk in bourbon, orange juice, and mustard.

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  • Remove skin and excess fat from ham, and place ham in a roasting pan.

  • Bake at 325° on lower oven rack for 1 1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 140°, basting occasionally with honey mixture.

  • Bring drippings and remaining glaze to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, and serve with sliced ham. Garnish, if desired.

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