Jack Daniel's Glazed Ham

Jack Daniels glazed ham recipe

The Spruce Eats / Katarina Zunic

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
Total: 2 hrs 50 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
545 Calories
8g Fat
53g Carbs
63g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 545
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 3066mg 133%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 63g
Vitamin C 95mg 475%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 866mg 18%
*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.)

A spiced mixture of Jack Daniel's whiskey—feel free to use a Kentucky bourbon if you prefer that flavor—spices, and orange zest make up the fabulous glaze for this ham. It's the perfect ham for Thanksgiving, Easter, or any special feast.


  • 4 to 6 pound boneless, fully cooked smoked ham half

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed

  • 1/3 cup Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

  • 1 tablespoon orange peel, finely grated

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

  • Thin orange slices

  • Curly endive, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for Jack Daniels glazed ham
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  2. Preheat oven to 325 F. On a rack in a roasting pan, roast ham, uncovered, for about 20 minutes per pound or until a meat thermometer reads 140 F.

    Ham on rack
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  3. Before ham is done, simmer a mixture of brown sugar, Jack Daniel's whiskey, orange peel, cloves, and allspice over medium-low heat for about 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

    Jack Daniel's whiskey in pot
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  4. Brush glaze over ham about 20 minutes before done.

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  5. Serve ham garnished with orange slices and endive, if desired.

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