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Maple Baked Ham

Maple Baked Ham

By Traeger Kitchen

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

Prep Time

20 Min

Cook Time

1 Hr
30 Min




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
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


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 325℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. Line a large roasting pan with aluminum foil.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C

  • 2

    Score the ham all over in a diamond pattern, cutting about 3/4 inch deep. Insert a clove into each diamond. Place the ham in the prepared roasting pan.

  • 3

    In a small saucepan, stir together the maple syrup, brown sugar, apple juice, mustard, cinnamon, and ginger. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook until the brown sugar has dissolved. Remove the pot from the heat and cover to keep warm.

  • 4

    Insert the probe into the center of the ham. Place the roasting pan on the grill grates, close the lid, and cook for 1 1/2 hours.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C


  • 5

    Open the grill lid and glaze the ham with the maple syrup mixture. Close the lid again and continue cooking until the internal temperatures reaches 135℉, about 30 minutes more.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C

    135 ˚F / 57 ˚C


  • 6

    Remove the ham from grill, cover with foil, and let rest for 20 minutes before slicing and serving. Warm any remaining sauce and serve alongside the ham, if desired. Enjoy!

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