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Baked Ham with Pineapple Recipe

Baked Ham with Pineapple Recipe

Widely known as a symbol of hospitality, pineapple inspired a theme dinner my husband and I hosted and was the star ingredient on our menu. Its fine flavor sparked this easy and delicious entree. -JoAnn Fox, Johnson City, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours YIELD:16-20 servings


  • 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (6 to 8 pounds)
  • Whole cloves
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pineapple, drained
  • 5 maraschino cherries


  • 1. Place ham in roasting pan. Score the surface with shallow diagonal cuts, making diamond shapes; insert cloves into diamonds. Cover and bake at 325° for 1-1/2 hours. Combine brown sugar and pineapple juice; pour over ham. Arrange pineapple and cherries on ham. Bake, uncovered, 30-45 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 140° and the ham is heated through. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

6 ounce-weight: 219 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 924mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 17g protein.

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geoex2004 User ID: 2096371 239523
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2015

"I tried this recipe but did not have pineapple on hand so used sliced apples and fresh apple cider with the brown sugar. The kids said it was Awesome"

pdeterding User ID: 4933678 224460
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2015

"Wow! This was a real hit!"

Countrypatty User ID: 25993 221201
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"I have been using this recipe for decades except that I add a tablespoon of yellow mustard to the pineapple juice and brown sugar glaze for a little extra zing."

Candi3 User ID: 6314934 32315
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"This was my mom's favorite. It is super tasty."

maryanlibrarian User ID: 1316154 72559
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2011

"I made this for my husband's family Christmas. My in-laws are very picky, and they loved this even over the Honey-Baked ham. It's a keeper!"

DYLAN_WN User ID: 32271 28390
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2009

"Juicy and flavorfull"

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