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Apricot Preserves

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  Apricots 1 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄2 Pound
  Citric acid 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Wash the apricots and discard the seeds.
Place in a bowl and pour the sugar over the apricots.
Cover and leave overnight at room temperature.
The next day transfer contents to a saucepan and bring to boil over high heat.
Reduce heat and simmer, stirring continuously, until thickened.
Add the citric acid, boil one minute longer and remove from heat.
Fill small jars with the preserves, cover with lids and store in a cool place.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1096 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.7%

Saturated Fat 0.12 g0.61%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4.6 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 278 g92.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.3%

Sugars 268.6 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 174.7% Vitamin C 77.5%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apricot Preserves Recipe