Brown Sugar and Spice Dry Ham Rub

Brown Sugar And Spice Dry Ham Rub

This recipe for Brown Sugar and Spice Dry Ham Rub is simple, quick, and delicious all at the same time. It’s a great way to add some flavor to your holiday ham, but it also works well with other meats such as pork roasts or chicken breasts. The secret ingredient in this dry rub is brown sugar which makes the spices stick nicely to the meat while adding just a hint of sweetness that pairs perfectly with savory flavors like thyme and garlic.
This recipe takes only five minutes to mix together, so you can make it right before you pop your roast into the oven without any extra effort on your part! And don’t forget about those yummy leftovers – they taste great added to sandwiches or served over rice!

prep: 10 mins total: 10 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 1 1/2 cups


¼ teaspoon onion powder

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

1 cup packed brown sugar

freshly ground black pepper to taste

½ teaspoon mustard powder


Mix together brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, mustard powder, onion powder, and pepper in a bowl until well blended. Makes enough rub to cover one 3 to 5 pound ham. To be sure sugars form a crust, do not cover the ham during cooking. If not using immediately, store in an airtight tin.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 72 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 18.2g; fat 0.1g; sodium 5.3mg.

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