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Celebrate Easter with five delicious ham recipes from Campbell's Kitchen

Double Apricot Glazed Ham. This delicious recipe collection comes from the Campbell's Kitchen, so you know they will be a perfect addition to your Easter table!
Double Apricot Glazed Ham. This delicious recipe collection comes from the Campbell's Kitchen, so you know they will be a perfect addition to your Easter table!
Campbell's Kitchen

At the centerpiece of nearly every Easter table across America is the traditional ham dinner. Many people feel they don't have the time or skill needed to make a ham for their family dinner and instead purchase a fully cooked one from their grocer or specialty store. Baking a ham is actually a very simple process, especially when you choose any of these five delectable recipes from Campbell's Kitchen.

Double apricot glazed ham
Campbell's Kitchen

MAPLE GLAZED HAM

This delectable spiral ham is basted with a mustard-maple syrup mixture, and then served with a tempting sauce - it's great as an entrée or buffet dish.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 unglazed fully-cooked bone-in spiral-sliced ham (about 9 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots

How to Make It
1 Stir 2 tablespoons syrup and 1 tablespoon mustard in a small bowl.
2 Place the ham into a roasting pan and cover loosely with aluminum foil.
3 Bake at 325°F. for 1 hour 30 minutes. Uncover the ham. Brush the ham with the syrup mixture.
4 Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until the ham is hot, brushing occasionally with the syrup mixture.
5 Stir the cornstarch, broth, thyme, black pepper, remaining syrup and remaining mustard in a small bowl until the mixture is smooth.
6 Heat the butter in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir the cornstarch mixture in the skillet. Cook and stir until the mixture boils and thickens. Serve with the ham.

DOUBLE APRICOT GLAZED HAM

If you're looking for a centerpiece to serve a hungry crowd, this tasty baked ham should do the trick. Both the apricot glaze and the apricot sauce are easy to make, and add great flavor to the ham.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup Swanson® Chicken Stock (Regular or Unsalted)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 fully-cooked whole boneless ham (6 to 8 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 2 jars (12 ounces each) apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest

How to Make It
1 Place the apricots and stock into a microwave-safe measuring cup. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. Let the mixture cool. Remove the apricots and cut into strips. Reserve the stock. Stir the apricots, brown sugar and 1/4 cup reserved stock in a small bowl.
2 Place the ham into a roasting pan. Bake at 325°F. for 2 hours or until the ham is heated through. Brush with the apricot mixture during the last 30 minutes of baking and baste frequently with the pan drippings.
3 Heat the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook until they're tender. Stir in the preserves, mustard, orange zest and remaining reserved stock and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook and stir for 10 minutes or until the stock mixture is slightly thickened.
4 Slice the ham and serve with the apricot sauce.

HONEY ORANGE GLAZED HAM

When you're feeding a large crowd, this flavorful baked ham is your go-to recipe. Don't be surprised when it's requested at holidays and parties.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup Swanson® Chicken Broth (Regular, Natural Goodness® or Certified Organic)
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 unglazed fully-cooked boneless ham (about 8 pounds)

How to Make It
1 Heat the oven to 325°F. Stir the honey, broth, orange zest, cinnamon and cloves in a small bowl.
2 Place the ham into a roasting pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until the ham is hot, basting often with the honey mixture during the last 45 minutes of the bake time.

SPIRAL HAM WITH MANGO SALSA

Here's a spiral ham recipe with a deliciously tropical twist...mango and brown sugar flavor a tasty glaze, and when you add some green onions to the mix, you've got a flavorful salsa to serve with the ham. Yum!

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups Swanson® Chicken Stock (Regular or Unsalted)
  • 1 can (12 ounces) mango juice or nectar
  • 1 package (4 ounces) dried mango, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 medium green onions, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 unglazed fully-cooked bone-in (about 9 pounds) or boneless (about 6 pounds) spiral-sliced ham

How to Make It
1 Heat the butter in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the stock, mango juice, dried mango and brown sugar and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook and stir for 10 minutes or until the mixture boils and thickens. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let the mixture cool slightly.
2 Pour the stock mixture through a sieve into a medium bowl. Reserve the liquid for the glaze. Place the strained mango mixture into a small bowl. Stir in the green onions. Cover the bowl and refrigerate until serving time.
3 Place the ham into a shallow roasting pan and cover loosely with foil.
4 Bake at 325°F. for 1 1/2 hours. Remove the foil. Spoon the reserved glaze over the ham.
5 Bake for 30 minutes or until the the ham is heated through, basting the ham frequently with the pan drippings. Serve the ham with the mango salsa.

HOLIDAY HAM

Baking the ham in an oven bag ensure moist and flavorful results...it's sure to be a flavorful centerpiece for your holiday table.

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 Reynolds® Oven Bag, Turkey Size
  • 1 fully-cooked whole bone-in ham (about 12 to 16 pounds)
  • Whole cloves

How to Make It
1 Heat the oven to 325°F.
2 Shake the flour in the oven bag and place it in a large roasting pan that is at least 2 inches deep. Trim the skin and excess fat from the ham, leaving a thin layer of fat. Score the ham by lightly cutting diamond shapes into the surface of the ham and insert cloves in the center of the diamonds, if desired.
3 Place the ham in the oven bag and close the bag with the nylon tie. Cut 6 (1/2-inch) slits in the top of the bag. Insert a meat thermometer through a slit in the bag into the thickest part of the ham, not touching bone. Tuck the ends of the bag into the pan.
4 Bake for 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 hours or until the thermometer reads 140°F. Let the ham stand in the oven bag in the pan for 10 minutes.