Apricot Glazed Ham


  • 1 fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup apricot preserves bay leaves (for decoration)
  • 3 teaspoons Liquid Smoke
  • 1 can pineapple rings
  • Maraschino cherries (for the center of each pineapple ring)
  • Juice from pineapple and cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice


  1. Trim top from ham. Cut crisscross design on top and sides of ham.
  2. Place ham the night before cooking in a pan deep enough to marinate with juices and Liquid Smoke.
  3. The next day, place ham in baking dish; spread apricot preserves all over top and sides of ham.
  4. Space pineapple rings on top and sides of ham and a maraschino cherry with wooden picks.
  5. Decorate between with bay leaves, if you wish.
  6. Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 1 hour.