Coat the inside of your Crock-Pot® slow cooker with cooking spray
Spread the bread cubes on a baking sheet and crisp in a 275 degree oven for 20 minutes, or until slightly dry and hard. Spread bread over the base of your Crock-Pot® slow cooker.
While the bread is baking whisk the eggs, milk, cream, sugar, syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg together.
Pour mixture over bread and press lightly to make sure all the bread is submerged. Sprinkle on the dates and pecans (recipe below), and finally the cut up pieces of butter and cook on high for 3 to 4 Hours.
Unwrap ham and place in the Crock-Pot.
Rub ham with brown sugar on all sides.
Pour pineapple juice and maple syrup over the ham
Cover and cook for 4-5 hours on low.
About an hour before serving pour juice over the top of the ham
Remove and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving