Bartlett Harlequin Jam
You wouldn't think that the addition of maraschino cherries could change the complex flavors of this very easy jam. From a base of Bartlett Pears comes a jam as pretty as it is delicious.
- 1-1/2 pounds Bartlett Pears
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 package (2 oz.) powdered fruit pectin
5-1/2 cups sugar
1 jar (8 oz.) red maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
Pare, core and finely chop pears.
Measure 2 cups fruit into heavy kettle; add pineapple and lemon juice.
Add pectin; stir well.
Bring to boil; stir constantly.
Add sugar; mix well.
Cook and stir over high heat until mixture comes to full rolling boil.
Boil 4 minutes.
Remove from heat and skim.
Carefully stir in cherries.
Ladle into clean, hot 1/2-pint canning jars to within 1/8-inch of tops.
Seal according to jar manufacturer's directions.
Place jars on rack in canner.
Process 5 minutes in boiling water bath with boiling water 2 inches above jar tops.
Remove jars from canner.
Cool away from drafts.
Remove rings from sealed jars after 12 hours.
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- Recipe Credit
- Recipe courtesy of Domex
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