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Close up view of cooked instant Pot Ham on a cast-iron pan

Honey Baked Ham

This Honey Baked Ham is so easy to make in the oven with a spiral cut ham, honey, Dijon mustard and ghee. This easy paleo ham recipe is made with a 4 ingredient glaze that's perfect for Easter or holiday gatherings! Gluten-free, paleo with dairy-free, Whole30 and keto options.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked ham, christmas ham, easter dinner, easter ham, holiday ham, keto ham, low carb ham, paleo ham, slow cooker ham
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 8 minutes
Servings 18 servings
Calories 504 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 8-9 pound spiral sliced ham
  • 1/2 cup unsalted grass-fed butter, ghee , or if you have dairy-free guests, you can swap with vegan butter (we like Miyokos) or vegan ghee
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons honey , sub with liquid sweetener (sugar-free maple syrup, yacon syrup etc.) of choice for keto or leave out for Whole30
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.

    Prepare the glaze: Heat butter and honey in a saute pan over medium heat and bring to a low boil. Whisk in the mustard and garlic until smooth. Remove from heat.

    Top view of ingredients for the glaze for instant Pot Ham in a saute pan
  2. Place the ham on a large oven-safe pan, with the cut side down. Brush the ham with the glaze covering all areas.

    Tent ham loosely with tin foil and place into oven.

    Top view of sprial sliced ham in a skillet
  3. For an 8 lb ham, cook for approximately 1.5 - 2 hours. (about 15 minutes per pound), or until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F. For a caramelized coating, turn on the broiler for 1-2 minutes, or until desired doneness.

    Remove from oven and transfer onto a cutting board. Slice ham and serve with any leftover glaze.

    Close up view of cooked instant Pot Ham on a foil-lined baking sheet

For a caramelized coating:

  1. Set the oven to broil and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the glaze is bubbly and caramelized. Slice ham and serve.

    Top view of cooked instant Pot Ham on a cast-iron pan
Nutrition Facts
Honey Baked Ham
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 504 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 44g88%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.