Glazed Spiral-Cut Holiday Ham

We love a spiral-cut ham, but we don't like the sugary mystery glaze that comes with it. Toss the packet and use one of our three easy and unique glaze recipes instead.

  • Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings


  • 1 (8- to 9-lb.) fully cooked, bone-in spiral-cut ham half
  • Glaze:
  • Pineapple-Prosecco Glaze
  • Cola-Dijon-Brown Sugar Glaze
  • Coffee-and-Pepper Jelly Glaze


Preheat oven to 350°. Place ham half, cut side down, in a heavy-duty aluminum foil-lined jelly-roll pan; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Brush 1/2 cup desired glaze over ham. Bake, uncovered, on lowest oven rack 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 140°, basting every 30 minutes with 1/2 cup glaze. Remove from oven, and spoon pan drippings over ham. Let stand 10 minutes.

Note: We tested with Smithfield All Natural Spiral Sliced Smoked Uncured Ham.


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Glazed Spiral-Cut Holiday Ham Recipe