Baked Ham with Honey Mustard and Apples

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Baked Ham with Honey Mustard and Apples

Yield: 12+

Prep Time:15 minutes

Cook Time:2 hours

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Easy (and Gorgeous) Baked Ham with Honey Mustard and Apples will be the perfect centerpiece of your holiday meal!


  • 8-10 pound spiral-cut smoked ham
  • 3 granny smith apples
  • 1/4 cup whole grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom (or substitute cinnamon)


  1. To fit the standing ham in your oven, remove one oven rack and lower the other rack to the lowest position. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and set the spiral ham on top. Peel and core the apples, then slice into paper-thin rounds.
  2. Tuck the apple slices between the slices of ham, skipping a row here and there, and spacing them out all the way around the ham. Once the ham gets too full of apples to hold its shape, turn the ham flat-side-down.
  3. Whisk the mustards, honey, and cardamom together in a small bowl. Brush over the entire surface of the ham. Bake for 1 hour. Brush the pan juices over the ham, and bake for 1 more hour, until crispy on the outside. Brush the pan juices over the ham again before serving warm.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12+, Serving Size: 12

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 668 Calories
  • Total Fat: 40g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.4g
  • Cholesterol: 216mg
  • Sodium: 3005mg
  • Carbohydrates: 17.6g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sugar: 15.2g
  • Protein: 54.3g
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38 comments on “Baked Ham with Honey Mustard and Apples

  1. Melanie @ Carmel Momentsposted March 25, 2015 at 7:37 am Reply

    That is an amazing idea Sommer! I’ve only ever added pineapple to ham. Which obviously is fabulous but I love this!
    Looks like the perfect Easter ham. Pinned.

    Have a great Wednesday!

  2. Julie @ Running in a Skirtposted March 25, 2015 at 8:10 am Reply

    Wow! If I were to make a ham, I’d make this one! The apples are such a good addition!

  3. Naomiposted March 25, 2015 at 8:22 am Reply

    Seriously, wow! This looks so good and so simple to make.

  4. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted March 25, 2015 at 8:57 am Reply

    Now that is one amazing looking ham!

  5. marlaposted March 25, 2015 at 9:19 am Reply

    Goodness ~ I want this everyday & for Easter!

  6. Tieghanposted March 25, 2015 at 9:33 am Reply

    This sounds amazing! Such a perfect Easter dinner!

  7. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabblesposted March 25, 2015 at 9:45 am Reply

    This looks utterly droolworthy. I want this on my Easter table!!

  8. Cookin Canuckposted March 25, 2015 at 10:46 am Reply

    That is seriously the most gorgeous looking ham! I love the idea of tucking the apple slices in between the slices.

  9. Liz @ The Lemon Bowlposted March 25, 2015 at 11:23 am Reply

    My mind is blown – APPLE SLICES!!! That is genius my friend!

  10. Bobbyeposted March 25, 2015 at 12:38 pm Reply

    Beautiful! one question–is the ham covered in foil at any point of cooking, or uncovered the entire time?

    • Sommerposted March 25, 2015 at 1:47 pm Reply

      Hi Bobbye! Good question. Leave it uncovered the whole time, so it gets nice and crisp on the outside. :)

  11. Heather Christoposted March 25, 2015 at 12:47 pm Reply

    What a gorgeous ham Sommer! I would love to serve that on Easter!

  12. Meagan @ A Zesty Biteposted March 25, 2015 at 12:47 pm Reply

    Yep I definitely want this for my Easter main entree. It’s beautiful and I can already taste it.

  13. Julie @ Table for Twoposted March 25, 2015 at 1:01 pm Reply

    I love how crispy and caramelized the edges of the ham gets!!

  14. Gabyposted March 25, 2015 at 3:16 pm Reply

    This ham is to die for! Stuffing it with apple slices is genius!!!

  15. Jennie @ The Diary of a Real Housewifeposted March 25, 2015 at 3:20 pm Reply

    Looks good! I love the idea with the apples.

  16. Coco in the Kitchenposted March 25, 2015 at 3:21 pm Reply

    I just licked my computer monitor.

    How awkward.

  17. Annalise @ Completely Deliciousposted March 25, 2015 at 3:55 pm Reply

    Sommer, this is BEYOND incredible. Seriously thinking of adding this to my Easter menu!

  18. Miss @ Miss in the Kitchenposted March 25, 2015 at 6:07 pm Reply

    Love that you tucked the apple slices in the ham, so smart! This looks amazingly delicious!

  19. Lizposted March 25, 2015 at 7:58 pm Reply

    Yup, we always have ham on Easter! This year, my recipe may get a makeover—one that includes apples :)

  20. Shainaposted March 25, 2015 at 9:13 pm Reply

    The pineapple slices and glaze really make this look incredible. It’s definitely the crown jewel of the Easter dinner table.

  21. Mariaposted March 26, 2015 at 9:48 am Reply

    Perfect for Easter! Josh would love this recipe :)

  22. Kathleen Mahlkeposted March 28, 2015 at 8:23 pm Reply

    This ham looks amazing Wonderful recipe!

  23. Homemade & Yummyposted April 3, 2015 at 3:58 pm Reply

    Wow….this sounds awesome.  So awesome….I will be making it for Easter this weekend.  Glad I found it before I did my final grocery shop.  Thanks!!  Can’t wait to try it.

  24. dylanposted April 5, 2015 at 4:57 pm Reply

    Doing it right now!
    Smells and looks amazing cant wait to get it into the oven. I’ll let you know how it tastes.

    Rating: 5
  25. Ronda Tatumposted April 5, 2015 at 8:37 pm Reply

    Sommer I made this for our family Easter dinner. It did not disappoint. The ham was delicious and moist.  I will make this one again!

    Rating: 5
  26. Wendy Fposted April 8, 2015 at 8:01 am Reply

    I made this ham for EASTER. By far the BEST ham I have ever made. My family couldn’t stop talking about how good it was. I caught my son picking out the apples to eat. They were as good as the ham!

    Rating: 5
    • Sommerposted April 9, 2015 at 10:47 pm Reply

      Hi Wendy, So glad you liked it! XOXO

  27. Chelsey Tposted April 10, 2015 at 2:49 pm Reply

    Can I use regular yellow mustard instead of whole grain? I have the dijon but I don’t want to buy another mustard that I wouldn’t otherwise use. 

    • Sommerposted April 13, 2015 at 7:11 am Reply

      Hi Chelsey! I prefer the flavor and texture of whole grain mustard, but it should still work with yellow mustard. If you try it, let me know how it turns out! :)

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  31. Nicoleposted December 12, 2016 at 3:19 pm Reply

    I made this recipe last year, it was amazing. I am wondering if I can cook it in the crock pot this year… would that work?

    Rating: 5
    • Sommerposted December 15, 2016 at 9:00 am Reply

      Hi Nicole,

      If you have one large enough, you definitely can! :)

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