Grandmag's Baked Christmas Ham
300 mins (prep 60, cooking 240)
7 ingredients
1 servings
We always have a huge smoked ham at Christmas. When my children were little I never slept Christmas Eve night, I always stayed up and cooked the Christmas ham, and waited on Santa. My GrannyN use to cook hers this way, the only thing I changed is I don't pre-bake the ham in brown paper bags like she did. Cook times vary from the size of the ham used. Our ham at Christmas is usually 25-30 pounds. Check the package wrap for suggested cook times for the pound ham that you purchased. My final cook times are approximate, it depends on the thermometer readings. I have also posted a great recipe for leftover ham.

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  • 20 -30 lbs whole smoked ham
  • 1 (16 ounce) pineapple slices, set aside the liquid (if you have a smaller ham use the 4 ounce can)
  • 8 maraschino cherries, whole, set aside 2 teaspoons liquid (i use the red and the green colored ones)
  • 2 (16 ounce) brown sugar (i use dark brown sugar)
  • 1 (1 ounce) whole cloves
  • 1 cup honey
  • wooden toothpick


Serving Size (839.6 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 2762.46 Calories from Fat 3.51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.39g 0.6%
Saturated Fat 0.12g 0.59%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 148.88mg 6.2%
Total Carbohydrate 726.24g 242.08%
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g 6.78%
Sugars 718.54 g %
Protein 1.74g 3.48%
Vitamin A 4.8IU% Vitamin C 1.7mg%
Calcium 415.79mg% Iron 5.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
smoked ham, pineapple slices, maraschino cherries, toothpick