Slow Cooker Smoky Maple-Mustard Ham

Total Time: 3 hours
Course: Main Course
Cut: Ham
Meal Type: Season's Eatings


  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup coarse ground mustard
  • 2 tbs smoked paprika
  • 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 1 hickory smoked boneless half ham (about 4 1/2 lbs)
  • 1 tbs cornstarch


  • In medium bowl, stir cider, syrup, mustard, paprika, and garlic powder. In 5-6 quart slow cooker, add ham; pour cider mixture over ham. Cover and cook on high 3 hours or low 6 hours or until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees, turning once. Transfer ham to cutting board; loosely tent with aluminum foil and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Transfer 2 cups cooking liquid to medium saucepot; heat to a boil over medium heat. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and 1 tablespoon cold water; whisk into saucepot and cook 2 minutes or until thickened. Makes about 2 cups.
  • Carve ham and drizzle with 1/2 cup sauce; serve with remaining 1 1/2 cups sauce.
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