This tasty Crock Pot ham recipe is really easy to make. The end result is indulgent and moist. It’s perfect for the holidays!
Making ham in the crockpot is fun and simple. The slow cooker does all the work for you so it’s really not that stressful!
If you are looking for a great way to make an easy holiday main course then you have to try cooking your ham in the Crockpot. It’s a game changer and of course there’s a lot of fun ways to use the leftovers.
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Confession time. I had to dust off the Crock Pot before I could make this Crock Pot Ham Recipe. I have a crock pot problem! I love them! I have (too) many of them! I forget to use them!
Seriously, there are at least six different crock pots in this house and there is usually only two of us eating a meal. What emptynest couple needs six crock pots? Apparently, I don’t since I forget to use them.
Last week, I actually remembered to pull it out and try a Crock Pot Ham Recipe. I kept seeing these recipes all over my Pinterest feed, but was skeptical of putting a whole ham in the crock pot to cook.
I am happy to admit that my skepticism was way off. This Crock Pot Ham Recipe is DELICIOUS!! Juicy, tender and all kinds of yum!
What kind of ham should I use for this recipe?
I opted to use a boneless fully cooked ham in my Crock Pot Ham Recipe. This recipe is based on a Pinterest Remake of the recipe posted by TheFrugalGirls.Com. This recipe was modified to fit our families preferences and I had to make a few ingredient subsitutions due to lack of ingredients.
For some reason I have a bad habit of going to the grocery store and not coming home with the items on my shopping list. The list is usually at home on the counter after I get to the store. (FAIL) Thanks to another botched grocery shopping trip, cherry juice was a substitue for the normal pineapple juice.
It was a happy mix up and ended up being super delicious! Check out the results below and try this tasty Crockpot ham recipe for yourself.
Ingredients for Crockpot Ham:
This recipe calls for a fully cooked boneless ham. Make sure it’ll fit in whatever crockpot you are using. You will also need dijon mustard and juice! You can use pineapple juice but I used cherry and it was great!
You can find the full amounts in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post. You can also find the shopping links, nutritional estimates, and step by step instructions! It’s a useful resource so be sure to check it out.
How to make Crock Pot Ham:
Mix together fruit juice and mustard.
Place the ham in the Crock Pot.
Coat the ham with juice/mustard mixture.
You can add cherries or pineapples to top of ham, if you wish.
Place lid on Crock Pot and cook on high for 2 hours or low for 4 hours.
Check the internal temperature of your ham.
As soon as the food thermometer reads 165 degrees your ham is fully reheated/cooked.
Slice, serve and enjoy!
If you have a ham bone leftover from this recipe, be sure to try this ham and bean soup.
Will this recipe for ham get dry?
This recipe is absolutely delicious! You would think putting a fully cooked ham in the crock pot, might dry it out. No sir! The crock pot holds the moisture in doing its job perfectly.
I need to get better at this whole Crock Pot thing. When the kids were at home I used my Crock Pots all of the time. Now they just collect dust. This ham was so easy to make. It was juicy and had a lot of flavor.
We cooked the whole ham, ate one meal and froze all of the leftovers for future meals. I like having the ready to serve foods in the freezer for easy meals. I am going to add “Get better at using the Crock Pot” to my to do list!
Here are some kitchen essentials that I like to have on hand when making recipes like this for the holidays:
Making healthy meals is a breeze with these kitchen essentials. Keeping things like this on hand makes my life so much easier in the kitchen.
Printable Crock Pot Ham Recipe:
- 4 - 5 lb Fully Cooked Boneless Ham
- 4 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
- 1 Cup Cherry Juice
- Mix together fruit juice and mustard.
- Place the ham in the Crock Pot.
- Coat the ham with juice/mustard mixture.
- You can add cherries or pineapples to top of ham, if you wish.
- Place lid on Crock Pot and cook on high for 2 hours or low for 4 hours.
- Check the internal temperature of your ham and it will be done at 165 degrees. This will prevent over cooking.
- Slice, serve and enjoy!
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Amount Per Serving Calories 852Total Fat 31gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 387mgSodium 6026mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 0gSugar 8gProtein 134g
As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.
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