Classic Ossian Ham Recipe

Our longstanding and mouth-watering ham recipe, perfect for the holidays or special occasions around the dining table.


  • 1 Roasting Bag
  • Toothpicks


  • 1 Ossian Ham For use with Old Fashioned Boneless, Old Fashioned Bone-In, and Skinless & Shankless Hams
  • 1.5 cups Dark or Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 cans Pineapple Slices in Heavy Syrup Save syrup for later
  • 1 can Coke Do not use diet


  • Score the ham 1/2" deep on top and sides
  • Rub with brown sugar, coating outside thoroughly
  • Using toothpicks, place pineapple slices on top and sides of ham
  • Place the ham in a roasting bag
  • Pour reserved pineapple syrup over the top of the ham
  • Pour can of Coke in the bottom of the bag
  • Bake ham at 325 degrees for 10-15 minutes per pound (160 degree internal temperature)
  • Remove pineapple slices before carving and place on serving platter