Ham Balls With Hawaiian Punch Sauce
Yield: 12 servings
1/2 pound ground ham
3/4 pound ground pork
2/3 cup quick oats
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon dry mustard
2/3 cup Hawaiian Punch
2 tablespoons vinegar
6 whole cloves
1/3 cup dark corn syrup
Ham Balls: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet.
Combine all ingredients and shape into 1-inch balls. Place on
prepared cookie sheet and bake about 20 minutes, or until browned.
Sauce: In saucepan, combine brown sugar, flour and mustard, mixing well. Add punch and vinegar and mix well. Add cloves and corn syrup. Over medium heat cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens
and becomes clear.
Place ham balls In chafing dish or crockpot. Pour sauce over. Serve
with wooden picks.
NOTE: The ham mixture can be shaped into a loaf and served as a main course with the sauce placed over the loaf about 15 minutes before it has finished baking (1 hour at 350 degrees F) with extra sauce on the