Glazed Ham Balls

Glazed Ham Balls

Ingredients

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

Directions:

  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).