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Paradise Pear Jam

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Ingredients
  Pears 2 Pound, unpeeled, cored and ground
  Orange 1 Medium, unpeeled, seeded and ground
  Lemon 1 Medium, unpeeled, seeded and ground
  Crushed pineapple 8 1⁄2 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Chopped maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Powdered fruit pectin 1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large Dutch oven, combine first 6 ingredients stirring well and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently.
2. Add sugar and return to a boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
3. Remove from heat and with a metal spoon skim off foam.
4. Quickly ladle jam into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
5. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw bands tight.
6. Process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

SERVING
7. Use the pear jam on toasts, breads, cakes or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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