Crock Pot Honey Mustard Ham

Crock pot Honey Mustard Ham

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  • Total: 8 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 1 ham (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
361 Calories
16g Fat
20g Carbs
34g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 ham (12 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 361
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 2252mg 98%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 34g
Calcium 42mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Make this simple recipe for a gorgeous glazed ham in your slow cooker, and have time to enjoy your company and prepare the rest of the meal. Crock pot honey mustard ham is a simple recipe that brings out the flavor of sweet and salty ham to perfection.

A bone-in ham will have more flavor than boneless ham; it's the same for chicken and steak. One nice advantage to using a bone-in ham is that you have the ham bone when the meat is removed. Use it to make split pea soup for a wonderful second dinner that's practically free!

The combination of brown sugar, mustard, and honey forms a glaze on the ham as it cooks. And the slow cooker environment is perfect for making ham that is very tender and moist. Most ham seems to dry out in the oven; that won't happen in the crockpot!

If you like, you can stud the ham with whole cloves before you add the glaze. Just push the cloves gently but firmly into the meat, pointed side down. For a ham of this size, about 24 cloves are the right amount. This is a great job for the kids on Easter morning.

This ham must be served with scalloped potatoes of some sort. One of our favorites, potatoes grand mere, is very simple to make, very rich, and just bakes in the oven during the last hour the ham is cooking. Add a gelatin salad or two, a nice tossed green salad, and some fluffy and light dinner rolls for a wonderful dinner.

When the dinner is over, refrigerate any leftover ham promptly. Use it to make more dinners; leftover ham is a great thing to have on hand. Enjoy every bite.


  • 5 pounds ham (bone-in, fully cooked)
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Cut slashes in the ham about 1/2-inch thick to help hold the glaze. Place the ham in a 5-quart crockpot and pour apple juice over ham.

  3. Combine the brown sugar, mustard, and honey, lemon juice, and pepper in a small bowl and blend well. Spread this mixture over ham, working it into the slashes.

  4. Cover the crockpot and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until the ham registers 160 F on a food thermometer.

  5. Remove the ham from the slow cooker using two large forks. Place on serving platter and cover with foil. Let stand 10 minutes. Slice and serve.

  6. Enjoy!