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Honeybaked ham in a roasting pot

Honey Baked Ham Recipe (Copycat)

Honey Baked Ham is a Christmas and Easter tradition everyone looks forward to! Sweet, smoky with succulent spices, this copycat recipe tastes just like your favorite holiday ham, but made right at home.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Honey Baked Ham
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Calories 133kcal
Author Erica Walker


  • Conventional Oven
  • Large Roasting Pan



  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Place ham in a roasting pan lined with foil or roasting pan liner (see tips above). Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, combine honey, brown sugar, butter, brown mustard, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and paprika. 
  • Heat over medium-low heat until sugar is just dissolved (you do not need to bring it to a boil). 
  • Baste ham with about 1/3 of the honey mixture. Be sure to get in between all the slices. 
  • Cover and bake at 200-degrees for 5 hours, basting a second time halfway through using half of the remaining honey mixture.
  • Remove ham from oven and set oven to "broil". While oven is getting to temperature, baste ham one last time using remaining mixture. Be sure to get a nice even coating over the top.
  • Place ham, uncovered, back in the oven. Watch it closely! When the glaze starts to caramelize and bubble up, remove ham from oven. 
  • Allow ham to rest for 5 minutes and serve!


Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg