Prepare to elevate your holiday feasts with a delightful twist on the classic ham. Introducing the enchanting Baked Pineapple Mini Ham with Maple Cranberry Glaze – a dish that promises to infuse your festivities with a burst of sweet and savoury flavours. The simplicity of this recipe, featuring succulent Halenda’s Mini Ham slices and juicy pineapple rounds, is surpassed only by the irresistible magic of the Maple Cranberry Glaze.

Big thanks as always to Marta, from MartasBistro for creating this new holiday favourite!

As you preheat your oven to 325°F, the anticipation builds for a culinary journey that marries the natural sweetness of pineapple with the savoury goodness of ham. Whether you choose to stack them on a vertical skewer or lay them in a baking dish, the alternating layers create a visually appealing masterpiece that’s as pleasing to the eyes as it is to the palate.

While the ham bakes to perfection, a tantalizing Maple Cranberry Glaze is crafted, blending the richness of maple syrup, the tartness of cranberry sauce, and the tropical essence of pineapple juice. As the ham nears completion, the glaze is brushed on, transforming the dish into a golden, crispy marvel.

With the oven temperature kicked up to 350°F, each brush of the glaze enhances the ham’s succulence, creating a perfect balance of textures and flavours. A few moments to cool, and the Baked Pineapple Mini Ham is ready to be devoured – a symphony of sweet, savoury, and crispy notes that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Whether it’s a festive gathering or a cozy family dinner, this recipe is a surefire way to impress your guests and add a touch of culinary magic to your celebrations. So, embark on a culinary adventure, and let the Baked Pineapple Mini Ham with Maple Cranberry Glaze become the star of your next special occasion.

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Pineapple Ham

Baked Pineapple Mini Ham With Maple Cranberry Glaze

Transform your holiday meals with the mouthwatering Baked Pineapple Mini Ham featuring succulent Halenda's Mini Ham and juicy pineapple slices, all complemented by a delectable Maple Cranberry Glaze. With easy preparation and a burst of sweet and savoury flavours, this dish is perfect for any festive occasion. Whether for a special gathering or a cozy family dinner, this recipe promises to be a crowd-pleaser, delivering a harmonious blend of textures and tastes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 Halenda's Mini Ham (sliced into 1/2” rounds)
  • 4-5 Pineapple slices 

 Maple Cranberry Glaze

  • 1/4 cup Maple syrup
  • 1/2 Whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 tbsp Pineapple juice


  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • On a vertical skewer stack the ham and pineapple slices (or lay them on a baking dish in an alternating pattern).
  • Bake for 45 mins or until the ham reaches temp of 165°F.
  • While the ham bakes make the Maple Cranberry Glaze by mixing the maple syrup, cranberry sauce and pineapple juice.
  • Kick up the oven temp to 350°F and brush the ham with the glaze a couple of times until golden and crispy.
  • Allow ham to cool for a few mins and enjoy!