Christmas Ham Recipes

Need a glaze or just tips on how to cook your Christmas ham? See more than 50 recipes, plus photos, videos, and tips from home cooks like you.

Staff Picks

Ham with Pineapple

Rating: 4.5 stars 242
A classic baked ham with a simple but tasty sweet brown sugar and pineapple glaze. This main dish will receive applause for its beautiful presentation as well as the irresistible flavor. You will definitely want to have some leftovers!

Honey Butter Yule Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 95
The ham yields a moist, sweet taste. The honey butter baste makes it extra right.
By piscesbetty

Baked Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 135
Moist and tender baked ham that's easy to prep with cloves and brown sugar.

Rita's Sweet Holiday Baked Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 335
This is my mom's holiday ham recipe. She would cook this easy recipe on my birthday. Made with maraschino cherries, sliced pineapples, brown sugar, honey and much more yummy ingredients. You'll love this ham dinner, and it's not just for the holidays, but great any time of year!

Slow Cooker Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 1445
For a delicious, no-fuss ham that is juicy and good, try this slow cooker sensation with only two ingredients!
By LITTLEMSTXTHANG

Glazed Ham with Peach-Ginger Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 29
A unique tangy and spicy chunky peach sauce perfectly complements traditional glazed ham for an outstanding holiday meal. Vary the amount of ginger and hot pepper to satisfy your own tastes. The Peach-Ginger sauce can be made ahead of time and reheated before serving.

Easy Slow Cooker Ham

Rating: 4 stars 341
This recipe has become, hands-down, my favorite ham! This has replaced our Christmas Ham and makes the entire house smell amazing! There is nothing like coming home with this ham cooking! Experiment with the amounts of seasonings to your liking. I prefer more nutmeg but some prefer less nutmeg and more maple syrup!

How to Cook a Perfect Ham

Learn to prepare a ham worthy of your holiday table.
By Carl Hanson

Apricot Brown Sugar Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 295
This is a family-favorite recipe for a baked ham with a sweet and fruity glaze spiked with mustard powder.

Ham with Honey and Brown Sugar Glaze

Rating: 4.5 stars 219
I modified this recipe from a very old cookbook (dated 1890).
By MIKAZUKI

Mapled Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 97
Ham with pineapples, cloves, and a sweet maple syrup sauce - it's a holiday classic!
By Colleen Criswell

Glazed Ham

Rating: 4.5 stars 305
A raw ham is slow roasted, then seasoned with a sweet smoky sauce during the last hour to make a memorable meal with little actual work involved.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Chef John's Honey-Glazed Ham
Rating: Unrated 232
"A great holiday ham glaze needs to have: wonderful flavor, a gorgeous shiny appearance, and a crispy, crackling crust you can hear across the room." – Chef John
Tangy Honey Glazed Ham
Rating: Unrated 907
"I love this glaze! I couldn't stop licking the pot!" – Harmonie06
Slow Cooker Ham
Rating: 4.5 stars 1421

This delicious slow cooker ham sensation requires just two ingredients!