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Apricot Pear Jam

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  Apricots 3 Pound
  Bartlett pears 2 Pound
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Finely shredded orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg/1/4 teaspoon ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Peel and pit apricots.
Finely chop apricots; measure 4 1/2 cups.
Core and quarter pears.
Finely chop pears; measure 4 cups.
In 8- to 10-quart kettle or Dutch oven combine apricots, pears, sugar, orange peel, and orange juice.
Slowly bring mixture to full rolling boil (a boil that cannot be stirred down), stirring constantly.
Boil hard, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or till syrup sheets off metal spoon.
Remove from heat.
Stir in nutmeg or mace.
Quickly skim off foam with metal spoon.
Ladle at once into hot, clean, half-pint jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
Wipe jar rims; adjust lids.
Process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling).

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6011 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.3%

Saturated Fat 0.77 g3.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 26 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 1540 g513.5%

Dietary Fiber 62 g248.1%

Sugars 1441.3 g

Protein 24 g48.6%

Vitamin A 528.8% Vitamin C 329.7%

Calcium 22.4% Iron 32%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apricot Pear Jam Recipe