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Chipotle Glazed Baked Ham Recipe

Chipotle Glazed Baked Ham             

1 (6 1/2-pound) lower-sodium, smoked ham half, fully cooked
40 whole cloves
Vegetable cooking spray
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
3 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice
1 tablespoon chipotle puree
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

Puree canned chipotle peppers in blender and measure out one tablespoon.

Trim fat and rind from ham. Score outside of ham in a diamond pattern, and stud with cloves. Place ham on a rack coated with cooking spray, and place rack in a shallow roasting pan.

Combine sugar and next 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; stir well. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat, and let cool; brush over ham.

Bake at 425 degrees for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees; continue baking 1 hour, basting ham with sugar mixture every 15 minutes.

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