Honey Butter Yule Ham


The ham yields a moist, sweet taste. The honey butter baste makes it extra right.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
20 servings


  • 1 (12 pound) bone-in ham

  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup honey

  • ½ cup whole cloves (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cut 1 inch deep criss-crosses into the flat side of the ham. In a small bowl, mix together the butter and honey. Slather onto the ham, making sure to get in the crevices too. Insert cloves into the ham if desired. Place in a roasting pan.

  3. Bake for 4 hours in the preheated oven, or 20 minutes per pound. The internal temperature should reach 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Baste every 20 minutes with the drippings. Remove, slice, serve, savor.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

629 Calories
43g Fat
12g Carbs
47g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 629
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 55%
Saturated Fat 17g 86%
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 2608mg 113%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 624mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.