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Honey Baked Ham (With Best Glaze)

The ultimate copycat recipe for Honey Baked Ham with the best homemade glaze. Learn how to cook ham at home for the holidays or for dinner
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 8 lb fully cooked bone-in ham (8-10 pounds)

ham glaze-


  • Allow the ham to sit at room temperature for about 1 hour. Remove the ham from the packaging and pat down dry.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Cover the roasting pan in foil and add the ham cut-side down into the roasting pan.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the butter, honey, brown sugar, paprika, pepper, and salt and turn on the heat to medium-low. Allow the mixture to melt and come to a light simmer.
  • Pour 1/2 of the ham glaze over the ham or using a pastry brush brush the glaze all over the ham. Cover the ham with foil.
  • Bake the ham at 325°F for 1 1/2 hours. Increase the oven heat to 375°F.
  • Uncover the foil and drizzle the rest of the glaze over the ham and bake for about 15-25 minutes, or until the ham has reach the temperature of about 135°F and the glaze has browned.
  • Remove the ham from the oven and allow to sit at least 10 minutes before cutting. Slice the ham and top with the juices and serve.
  • Enjoy.


Ham size: You’ll get  2-3 servings per 1 pound of ham.