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Christmas Dinner Ham (Whole Ham)

  • Cook Time: 2 1/2 - 3 1/4 hours
  • Servings: 12 - 16
  • Course: Main Dish

Getting your Christmas or holiday dinner together can be a hassle. Luckily for you, our recipe for holiday ham in a Reynolds Kitchens® Oven Bag is an easy way to ensure that everyone has something delicious to eat. Just put your seasoned ham in an Oven Bag, twist the nylon tie, let it bake and serve! Best of all, no cleanup afterwards means you can spend more time celebrating the season with family and friends after dinner.

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  • 12 to 16 pound whole ham, bone-in
  • Whole cloves
  • Reynolds Kitchens® Oven Bag, large size


Step 1

PREHEAT oven to 325°F.

Step 2

SHAKE flour in Reynolds Kitchens® Oven Bag; place in roasting pan at least 2 inches deep. Trim skin and fat from ham, leaving a thin layer of fat. Lightly score surface of ham in a diamond pattern; insert cloves.

Step 3

PLACE ham in oven bag.

Step 4

CLOSE oven bag with nylon tie; cut six 1/2-inch slits in top. Insert meat thermometer through slit in bag into thickest part of ham, not touching bone. Tuck ends of bag in pan.

Step 5

BAKE 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer reads 140°F. Let stand in oven bag 15 minutes.

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