Crock Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham

This Crock Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham recipe has taken the internet by storm. It’s a crowd-pleaser, perfect for holidays or weeknight dinners. The combination of sweet brown sugar, tangy pineapple, and savory ham is a flavor explosion.


  • Ham (choose a size that fits your slow cooker)
  • Honey for glazing
  • Brown sugar for sweetness
  • Canned pineapple for flavor

Variations: You can customize this recipe by adding Dijon mustard, cayenne pepper, or red pepper flakes for a spicy twist. Swap the ham for peach or apricot preserves, cherry preserves, or cranberry sauce. Experiment with maple syrup, agave syrup, or different herbs and spices like smoked paprika, garlic, parsley, thyme, or rosemary.

Pro Tips:

  • Ensure the ham fits in your slow cooker with some space around it.
  • Make cuts in the ham for the glaze to penetrate.
  • Use a crockpot liner for easy cleanup.
  • Cook on low to infuse flavors and prevent drying.
  • Let the ham rest before slicing to retain juices.
  • Save the juices in the crockpot for extra flavor.

Storage: Refrigerate leftovers for 3-4 days or freeze for 5-6 months. Thaw in the fridge and reheat in the microwave or oven.