20 Reviews

I made this last year and I will make it again today for Christmas dinner. Initially I thought putting everything on the sides of the ham was a messy pain,but then I saw a Food Network program, showing that the Honey-Baked Ham employees have to do exactly the same process! One thing that may be helpful.... I rub the surface of the ham with a little butter (you can use water as well) before putting on the sugar mixture. It helps it stick better.

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lioness2luv December 25, 2009

Thanks, every year I have to prepare 80lb of ham for our company Christmas dinner. This year, after finding your recipe, I purchased Pit Smoked boneless ham, mixed your ingredients together, added 2 tbs honey and 4 tbsp water, boiled this and painted the glaze on the sliced ham. One recipe made enough glaze for a 10lb thin sliced (1/16") ham. The raves came in almost instantly. "This is the best one yet" "How did you do this?" "Where did you get this ham? it tastes absolutely fabulous." etc, etc. Since last Friday I have given your recipe # and the link to the zaar to 11 people. I am getting all the glory. Thank you so very much for sharing.

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Renate December 10, 2008

I hate to say this as I do use this site frequently but not only was I an employee at HoneyBaked Ham I glazed them for years and this is not the recipe. While I am sure this recipe is quite delicious it is missing one of the major ingredients and also it is poured over the top while in granual form and then a torch is used to actually complete the glaze. Seasoned salt is added after the sugar mixture as a second layer then glazed in carefully as to not burn the salt which is extremely easy to do.

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Indio1 November 21, 2011

I used a smoked ham, and cut diagnonal scores in it instead of a spiral cut. I melted remaining sugar glaze with butter and used as glaze for last 20 minutes of reheating. Everyone loved this recipe. We will use this recipe from now on instead of buying a glazed ham.

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ladinsmoor August 24, 2009

Great tasting glaze! I was looking for something to 'spice up' an unseasoned unspiral ham and I didn't have a blow torch, instead sprinkled it on the entire ham and basted throughout cooking...it was the taste I was looking for THX 4 sharing.

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Blooeyez in Maine October 13, 2008

This is wonderful! I bought several spiral sliced hams on sale after the Easter holiday and just didn't want to cook them my normal way. I put this on the ham and used my creme' brulee torch to toast it. My children couldn't stop eating it. They think it is even better than Honeybaked Ham because every part of the glaze was crunchy. Now when I see hams on sale I will stock up just so I can use this!

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momofthree April 28, 2008

Made this yesterday for Christmas dinner. Slices the ham, rolled it in the mixture and popped it into a 350 degree oven! Best ham I have ever made and the kids even had seconds. That's a Christmas miracle given that my 10 year old is so picky! Thank you!

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segerct December 26, 2013

This recipe was created by Todd Wilbur for his book entitled "Even More Top Secret Recipes" (Penguin/Putnam 2002)

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tsrweb March 22, 2011

Everyone loves this ham! What man wouldn't like to cook a ham that he can glaze with the same tourch he keeps in his toolbox?

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bkdjr2000 December 26, 2009

I made this for thanksgiving. It was pretty good. I'm not sure it is like honeybaked hams because I have never had it but will be making again!

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Miranda72107 November 29, 2009
Top Secret Reicpes Version of Honeybaked Ham Glazeby Todd Wilbur