How To Cook Ham On A Traeger

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Perhaps one of the best things about a Traeger is the chance to take a traditional dish and add in some wood fired flavor. Which brings us to this recipe, a beautifully glazed ham with that special ingredient that only a pellet grill can provide.

How To Cook Ham On A Traeger

In this recipe we take a store-bought ham, give it some wood fired fun and a brown sugar glaze.

Printable Recipe: Traeger Baked Ham 

Yield: 10-12 people

Prep Time: 10 Minutes + 20 Minutes Seasoning Rest

Cook Time: 4 Hours

Cook Temp:

2 Hours - 225˚ F - Smoke Temp

30 Minutes - 350˚ F Searing Temp

1 ½ Hours - 350˚ F Finishing Temp


Measure   Ingredient                                                Prep Notes      
6-7 lb.             Ham, not spiral sliced                    Boneless
3 tbsp             Sugar, Brown, Dark                                                                      
3 tbsp             Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                  
½ cup             Syrup, Maple
1 tsp                Chinese 5 Spice


Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, or any cooking tools
Clean out Traeger as needed and change drip tray liner
Fill pellet hopper with Reserve Blend Pellets
Set Traeger to 400˚ F, hit enter and hit ignite
While Traeger is heating up –
Remove ham from package, pat dry and place ham into a grill proof pan
With a paring knife, cut diagonal lines into the ham surface, about ½” Deep
Add ham to the Traeger, add the probe (WiFire or Meater Probe)
Set probe alarm for 120˚ F (about 65-70 minutes to reach temp)
While ham is in Traeger, make glaze by adding Sugar, Rub-A-Dub, Syrup and 5 Spice to a mixing bowl and mix to combine
When Traeger temp hits 120˚ F carefully brush the ham with the glaze
Cook for another 45 minutes or until ham reaches 140˚ F Internal temp
Using Nitrile and heat proof gloves, carefully remove the ham and transfer to a serving platter
Allow to cool for 10 minutes
Slice and Serve

Shopping List

Signature Blend Pellets                                                                  Ace SKU – 8013984
Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                            Ace SKU - 8562050
Published on 3/2/2022.
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