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Slow-Cooked Ham with Pineapple Sauce Recipe

Slow-Cooked Ham with Pineapple Sauce Recipe

We serve this dish during the holidays because everyone is crazy about it. But it makes it to the table all year-round because it’s super simple to prepare. —Terry Roberts, Yorktown, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 fully cooked boneless ham (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard


  • 1. Place ham in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small saucepan, mix the remaining ingredients, stirring to dissolve cornstarch. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Pour over ham, covering completely. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • 2. Editor’s Note: This recipe is not recommended for a spiral cut ham. Yield: 12 servings.

Reviews for Slow-Cooked Ham with Pineapple Sauce

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2016

"I followed recipe, but used a pre-sliced 6 lb ham. THE HAM CAME OUT VERY VERY DRY> During the 6 hours on low all of the moisture was cooked out of the ham. I won't use slow cooker for ham ever again!!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 25, 2015

"This was very good. Didn't need to make any changes. I used a Cure 81 boneless ham. Very pleased. I made it for Christmas Day and everyone thought it very good. Farherinlaw said it was the best ham ever tasted."

Reviewed Sep. 28, 2015

"Made this recipe for my family even though I am not a huge fan of pineapple - however, my family, including me, thought the recipe was great and definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"Really good I would make this again"

Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"Good, but we did it with a bone-in ham, a 4lb, and it just didn't carve up right. I'm sure it was the ham, but I'm for sure going to try it again with the boneless ham. The sauce is great!"

Reviewed Jun. 1, 2014

"Delicious!! I had a 8lb bone in ham that I wanted to bake. It wouldn't fit in the slow cooker, so I cooked it at 325 for 2.5 or so hours. Fantastic!!"

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"I made this for Easter using a bone-in ham. It didn't fit in my slow cooker so I used an oven cooking bag. I followed the sauce recipe and poured it over the ham and cooked according to the cooking bag instructions. Wonderfully easy and delicious! It was a huge success. Thanks!"

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"I've always preferred ham with a brown sugar glaze but was wanting to try something different. This was a great change. Delicious and so easy to put together! I'll be making this my go to ham recipe from now on."

Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014

"Just made this ham for Easter dinner and it was a huge success with my parents and the in laws. Will definitely make this again and again. I used a bone in ham as well and it worked perfectly."

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

"Very moist ham. Pineapple sauce is a nice touch."

Reviewed Apr. 17, 2014

"is it possible to use this method and revipe with a butt portion ham w/bone. Thanks, Sukie"

Reviewed May. 10, 2013

"Very delicious! I made this for Easter dinner and will be making it again and again! Very easy with the crock pot as it frees up space in the oven for veggies, etc! Love it!"

Reviewed Apr. 8, 2013

"I made this for Easter dinner with sweet potatoes and sautéed zucchini and biscuits. It was a huge hit. My girls asked to me make it again soon. So I plan to."

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"Prepared this ham recipe for Thanksgiving. It was delicious. Even my daughter who does like ham ate it and loved it. It was quick and using the crock pot freed up my oven for the Thanksgiving vegetables and casseroles. I'll be preparing this ham for our Christmas dinner!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer