This Easy Crock Pot Ham goes perfectly for Thanksgiving dinner and not just to be made up for Easter dinner!! Now my family even whips up a Ham for our Christmas dinner. I love how easy it is in the crockpot! Plus, it frees up space in the oven when we make the crockpot ham.
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Ham has always been a favorite food of mine. The mom in me loves that right now, I can stock up when it’s on sale, and it can be made into different meals later in the week as leftovers. It’s a great idea to buy a couple while they are on sale and freeze them for later in the year to make for a big dinner. A couple of years ago, I discovered Crockpot Ham.
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Crock Pot Ham Ingredients:
- Ham– I use a bone in ham when I make this. My mom has done a spiral ham, but it tends to be harder to remove from the crockpot.
- Pineapple Slices–You could use fresh pineapple, and I used canned dice pineapple so that I can use the juices as well.
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How To Make Crock Pot Ham:
Spray your crockpot with nonstick spray, or line it with a crockpot bag.
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Place your ham inside the crock pot. Now you may have remembered I have talked about my 8 quart crock pot, well having one this size in your kitchen makes this so much easier to do!! We did foil wrap it on the top to create the seal since the bone stuck up to keep the moisture in; the ham I got was a smidge too big. I use my 8 quart crockpot to make shredded chicken, soups, crockpot appetizers and so much more!
Using toothpicks stick the pineapple slices to the ham and if you want to pour in the juice to the bottom of the pan for more flavor.
Cover with the lid if it fits or you can use foil to make your own lid.
Cook on low 4-6 hours and remove to serve.
How To Store Leftover Ham
Remove your ham from the bone and trim any excess fat. Cut the leftover ham pieces and store them in an air-tight container. This can be in an airtight container or a zip-lock bag. You can keep the bone in leftover ham recipes or toss the bone. A ham bone can not be given to dogs; it is unsafe for dogs to chew on it as it will break and harm their digestive system.
Ham can be stored in the fridge for up to five days or frozen for up to 3 months.
Recipes using Leftover Ham:
Are you looking for more recipe ideas using leftover ham? Check out my leftover ham recipes -> here. These leftover ham recipes are the perfect way to use your holiday ham.
- Easy One Pot Cheesy Ham Noodles
- Ham Pot Pie
- Cheesy Ham Noodle Casserole
- Crockpot Ham And Bean Soup
- Ham Cheesy Broccoli Soup
What To Serve With Ham:
- Loaded Mashed Potatoes
- Green Bean Casserole
- Oven Roasted Garlic Potatoes Recipe
- Garlic Parmesan Biscuit Pull-Apart Bread Recipe
- Easy Oven Roasted Baby Potatoes
- Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake
- Peanut Butter Pie
- Crescent Roll Peach Dumplings Recipe
What is your favorite way to cook ham?
Crockpot Recipes To Check Out
Crockpots are versatile and perfect for making meals without much work or effort. I use mine constantly! Below are some of my favorite collections of recipes I’ve made in my kitchen.
- Chicken Crockpot Recipes
- Crockpot Soup Recipes
- Weeknight Dinner Recipes
- Ground Beef Crockpot Dinners
- Crockpot Cinnamon Rolls
Easy Crock Pot Ham
This easy Crock Pot Ham recipe is a great way to make a ham dinner and not heat up your house! Our ham always comes out amazing and full of flavor.
- 1 Ham
- 1 Can Pineapple Slices
Spray your crock pot with nonstick spray.
Place your ham inside of the crock pot
Using toothpicks stick the pineapple slices to the ham and if you want pour in the juice to the bottom of the pan.
Cover with lid if it fits or use the foil to make your own lid
Cook on low 4-6 hours and remove to serve.
Stephanie R says
I havent had ham in ages, mostly because its such a pain to prepare. However, I think I can totally handle this recipe!
Chris McDonald says
Is this a pre cook ham or raw ham????
Yes fully cooked ham . I never had a ham in the crockpot but Im going to try this I love ham
Mine was a pre cook spiral. I am skipping the spiral next time it was a bit hard to remove from the crock.
For a pre-sliced ham, use butchers twine to tie and will eliminate the problem you experienced.
do you add any water or just the pineapple juice and how much juice
I use brown sugar, mixed with the pineapple is that also ok?
Oh that sounds like a great variation!
tina festorazie says
This recipe looks delicious. What type of ham did you use?? Was it a smoked ham or a raw ham?? Thank you so much.
It was a precooked spiral ham with some smoke flavoring. I would recommend a non spiral ham it proved to be difficult to remove from the crock pot cause of the slices.
Christina Sparks says
I love ham, but I only eat it a couple of times during the year. Usually just on holidays.
Yummy! One of my favorites + super easy = I’m doing this! Thanks!
Sue Dean says
This looks so good my daughter adds Sprite, to the pineapple juice. Makes it fork tender! Sue Dean
Gabriela Lopez says
love your recipes. I was wondering if you have a good recipe for cornbeef. Thank you.
You all should add brown sugar, sprinkle about a half cup all over ham, rubbing it in (after pouring the pineapple juice )..no other liquid is needed. ..then, make a ham gravy with the juice when ham is done. ..best ever
This is a great way to cook the ham but I mix coke, brown sugar, and mustard together and pour over the ham, taste wonderful!
How much coke do you use? That sounds great!
I too use coke, pineapple juice from the can and the slices on top. Perfect flavor
Also prefer cooks brand ham. Not to salty
I mix brown sugar (about 3/4cup )and a tsp cinnamon with the pineapple juice..and pou over the ham,not in the bottom..use your basterabout half way thru to suck up the juice and pour over the ham again..and do it once more when the cooking time is done..let the ham set a bit before slicing
I am going to cook my ham this way, great idea, thanks.
I’m totally going to do this. My crockpot is my best friend in the kitchen. Sometimes I have several going at one time. Looks delicious.
What a great recipe! I must try!
I am a huge fan of anything I can make in the crockpot, and this sounds delicious! I love that you included recipes to make with the leftovers, too
This looks DELICIOUS!
That’s the only way I’ll make ham now, is in the crockpot. It’s so much easier than making it in the oven.
Yummy looks tasty and didn’t know you could do ham in the slowcooker
I bet this is delicious! I love that this is such a simple recipe too! 🙂
Jenny, Love the idea of cooking the ham in the crockpot! Pinned and tweeted to share
I haven’t cooked (or had) cooked ham for ages. Mmm, I can almost taste the delicious combination of the sweet pineapple with the salty ham. Yum!
This just might be our Easter dinner!
This looks like a delicious ham!
We’re planning on ham for our family Easter celebration, so we’ll give this recipe a try.
Margaret Campbell says
Can you use a Raw Ham..This sounds so easy and delicious
Sandra Garth says
We haven’t had ham for a while and this is a good suggestion for Thanksgiving to go alone with the turkey.
I love ham! Sounds amazing with the pineapple and so hassle free too!
I love the idea of ham in the crockpot, that way your oven is freed up for other things. Sounds delicious and I’m already thinking of Christmas ham! Thank you for sharing!
Yummy and oh so easy. I love my crock pot. So much fun cruising recipes.
Next time ham is on sale this is happening! easy and delicious, SCORE!
This looks phenomenal and so easy!
I have made your recipe and it is delicious. I will never make ham any other way.
Melissa Ruddy says
Sounds like a great crockpot recipe. I also appreciate that you included ways to use up leftovers.
I always think of Easter has ham season! I love my slow cooker, but I can’t remember ever making a ham in it.
Sandra Garth says
Great way to keep it moist!
I LOVE ham! Once I saw this slow cooker recipe for it I was a goner! Thanks!
I never thought to do this. –
Pineapple and ham, yes please!
Chloe Crabtree says
That struck me as funny that the bone stuck up and wouldn’t fit inside the pot with the lid on. Evidently it all worked fine! I love the idea of cooking at ham in a crockpot, great idea!
I was so ticked when the bone wouldn’t fit!!! It did work out was saved by tin foil on the crock pot for sure!!
Roseann Hampton says
I never thought about covering the crock pot with foil if the lid doesn’t fit!
jodie filogomo says
I love ham with pineapple—but I never thought to cook it in the crock pot! What a great idea!
Great recipe and easy . I am all for easy.
I have never put ham in a crock pot but will in the future.Hugs,
This sounds very intriguing. I’m always looking for a simpler way to prepare ham.
Michele Somerville says
I love this idea. We got a pig from a local farmer and the ham is the best I have ever had. I will keep this in mind wh en it is time to cook larger sections. Thanks for the foil idea, not sure I would have thought of that either.