Bartlett Harlequin Jam

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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.

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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.   

Nutritional Information

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  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Domex



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