Brown Sugar-Bourbon Baked Ham and Cheesy Potato Casserole

The ham recipe is from Southern Living. The potato casserole recipe is one a friend gave me many years ago. If you like, refer to the Food for Tummy category in my previous post that offers a delicious Sweet and Spicy Mustard Sauce recipe.  Enjoy!  And have a glorious Easter!

 Brown Sugar-Bourbon Baked Ham

Makes 8 to 10 servings.   Bake 2 hrs. 30 min.  Stand: 20 minutes.

  • 1 (6 to 8-lb.) fully cooked, bone-in ham
  • 48 whole cloves
  • 1 (16 oz.) package light brown sugar
  • 1 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 1 cup cola soft drink
  • 3/4 cup bourbon
  • Garnish: fresh bay leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove skin from ham; and trim fat to 1/4-inch thickness. Make shallow cuts in fat 3/4 inch apart in a diamond pattern. Insert cloves in centers of diamonds. Place ham in a lightly greased 13×9 inch pan.
  2. Stir together brown sugar and next 3 ingredients; spoon mixture over ham.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees on lowest oven rack 2 hours and 30 minutes, basting with pan juices every 15 to 20 minutes. Remove ham from oven, and let stand 20 minutes before slicing. Garnish, if desired.


    Cheesy Potato Casserole

  • 32 oz. package Ore-Ida Southern Style Hash Brown Potatoes (thawed)
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 can Cream Chicken soup
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Cheddar or American cheese
  • 1 8-oz. carton sour cream
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 grated onion (medium size)
  • 2 cups crushed cheese crackers or cornflakes
  • 1/2 cup melted butter

Place potatoes in lightly sprayed 9×13 inch pan or dish. Mix together next 6 ingredients and pour over potatoes. Top with crackers or corn flakes. Drizzle butter over all. Bake uncovered 45-60 minutes at 350 degrees.

One Response to “Brown Sugar-Bourbon Baked Ham and Cheesy Potato Casserole”
  1. Mary Beth Welsh says:

    Can I just say, YUMMY. Sounds delicious.

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