Bacon and Brown Sugar Ham Glaze

In by Southeastern Mills

  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 2h


  • 4 (8-10 pound) spiral sliced ham
  • 1 3/4 lb thinly sliced, diced bacon
  • 1/4 c Better Than Bouillon® Roasted Chicken Base
  • 3 1/2 lb dark brown sugar
  • 3 1/2 c water


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Saute bacon until lightly browned. Add Roasted Chicken Base, brown sugar and water, stir and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Score top of ham ½-inch diagonally and repeat scoring in the opposite direction as if cutting X?s. Place the hams into hotel pans.
  4. Baste hams with a portion of the glaze and place in the oven. Continue to baste the hams with the remaining glaze throughout the cooking process as specified on package.
  5. Cook until internal temperature is 135°F.
  6. Remove ham from oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.