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Maple Baked Ham

Traeger Kitchen


Maple Baked Ham

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

1

Hours

Serves

8 - 12

People

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What's this?

Our traditional Christmas ham has a lick of hardwood smoke & a lot of sweet holiday flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 (14-16 lb) ham

  • As Needed whole cloves

  • 1/2 Cup pure maple syrup

  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 Cup apple juice

  • 1 Tablespoon brown mustard

  • Dash ground cinnamon

  • Dash ground ginger

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 325℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Score the ham all over in a diamond pattern, cutting to a depth of about 3/4 inch. Insert a clove into each intersection or "X" of the diamond pattern.
  • 3

    In a saucepan, stir together the maple syrup, brown sugar, apple juice, brown mustard, cinnamon and ginger and simmer over medium heat until brown sugar has melted. Set aside and keep warm.
  • 4

    Place ham in large roasting pan lined with aluminum foil. Place pan on grill and cook for 1-1/2 hours.
  • 5

    Open grill and glaze ham with reserved mixture. Continue cooking for another 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat reaches an internal temperatures of 135℉.
  • 6

    Remove ham from grill and allow to rest covered with foil for 20 minutes before serving. Warm remaining sauce and serve with ham if desired. Enjoy!