Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Glazed Ham Balls September 15, 2007


1 beaten egg
3/4 cup soft bread crumbs (1 slice)
1/3 cup dried tart red cherries or dried cranberries, finely snipped
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 pound lean ground cooked ham
1/2 pound lean ground beef
2/3 cup red currant jelly
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
Green onion slivers


1. Combine egg, bread crumbs, cherries or cranberries, chopped green
onions, and pepper in a mixing bowl. Add ground ham and ground beef;
mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls.
2. Place in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven
for 15 to 18 minutes or until done. Drain, if necessary.
3. Meanwhile, heat jelly and mustard together in a chafing dish,
blazer pan, or small skillet, stirring occasionally until jelly is
melted. Add ham balls to chafing dish. (Or, transfer ham balls to a
warm heatproof serving bowl and pour glaze over ham balls.) Keep
warm. Garnish with green onion slivers. Makes 48 meatballs (48
appetizer servings).


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