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Microwave Cherry Preserves

  Pitted red cherries 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Powdered pectin 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Combine cherries, water, lemon juice and pectin in a 3-quart, microwave-safe bowl.
Cover with plastic wrap or waxed paper and bring to a boil in the microwave oven on high setting (about 8 minutes).
Remove from the oven and stir in remaining ingredients.
Cover; place in the microwave oven; and return to a boil on high setting (about 6 minutes).
Stir and return to microwave oven, uncovered.
Cook 3 minutes.
Stir and return to microwave oven, uncovered.
Cook 3 minutes or until preserves sheet from spoon.
Remove from oven; skim foam if necessary.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.
Do not attempt to process in microwave oven.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2976 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 613.6 mg25.6%

Total Carbohydrates 745 g248.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 720.4 g

Protein 0.04 g0.08%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 13.4%

Calcium 19.4% Iron 32.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwave Cherry Preserves Recipe