Introducing our delightful Slow Cooker Copycat Honey Baked Ham recipe! This mouthwatering dish is a classic favorite that brings together the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors. The origins of this dish can be traced back to the iconic Honey Baked Ham store, renowned for their delectable hams. By recreating this recipe in your slow cooker, you can enjoy the same deliciousness right in the comfort of your own home!
Now, let’s talk about the perfect accompaniments to serve with this Slow Cooker Copycat Honey Baked Ham. This succulent ham pairs exceptionally well with a variety of sides. Classic choices include creamy mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, or a refreshing green salad. For a touch of sweetness, you can also serve it with glazed carrots or honey-roasted sweet potatoes. The possibilities are endless, so feel free to get creative and tailor the sides to suit your taste preferences.
Slow Cooker Copycat Honey Baked Ham Recipe:
8-pound ham, bone-in and spiral sliced
1.5 cups of granulated sugar
2 tablespoons of melted butter
3 tablespoons of honey
1/2 teaspoon of seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon each of paprika, ground ginger, and ground cloves
A small amount of allspice, just a pinch
1. Place the spiral sliced ham in the slow cooker.
2. In a bowl, mix together melted butter and honey. Pour this mixture over the ham.
3. Cover and cook ham on low for 4-5 hours. When slow cooker is almost done, preheat broiler to high. Line a roasting pan with foil.
4. In another bowl, combine granulated sugar, seasoned salt, onion powder, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground ginger, ground cloves, paprika, and a pinch of allspice. Pour half of this mixture over ham.
5. Broil for several minutes until caramelized.
In a small saucepan, combine the remaining sugar mixture with 3 tablespoons of either water or ham juices from the slow cooker. Optionally, you can use a mixture of water, ham juices, and bourbon for added flavor. Bring to a boil and simmer for about a minute, then remove from heat.
Brush or pour the glaze over the ham.
Broil for about 1-2 minutes, being careful not to let it burn.
Remove from the oven and allow the ham to rest for a few minutes before serving.
Now it’s time to savor the incredible flavors of this Slow Cooker Copycat Honey Baked Ham! Enjoy it alongside your chosen sides and relish in the delightful combination of sweet glaze and juicy ham. This recipe is perfect for gatherings, holiday celebrations, or any occasion that calls for a delectable centerpiece. Your family and friends will be asking for seconds!