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Spiced Cherry Preserves

  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Canned red tart pitted cherries 3 Pound, drained (Three 1 Pound Each Cans)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red food coloring 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
  Whole cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Liquid fruit pectin 6 Ounce

Combine all ingredients except the fruit pectin in a 4 to 6-quart kettle and mix well.
Bring to a rolling boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add pectin all at once and bring to a boil, then remove from heat.
Skim off the foam and cool for 5 minutes, skimming and stirring to distribute fruit.
Ladle into sterilized jars or glasses.
Cover immediately with paraffin.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5191 Calories from Fat 12

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.34 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 99.1 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 1338 g445.9%

Dietary Fiber 23.7 g94.8%

Sugars 1304 g

Protein 11 g22.3%

Vitamin A 206% Vitamin C 95.4%

Calcium 25.7% Iron 108.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spiced Cherry Preserves Recipe