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Apricot Preserves

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Ingredients
  Apricots 5 Cup (80 tbs), peeled, pitted, halved, hard, (ripe)
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Thoroughly mix fruit with sugar and lemon juice.
Cover tightly; let stand 4 to 5 hours in a cool place.
Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Cook rapidly until fruit is clear, about 30 minutes.
As mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot

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