Paradise Pear Jam
|Canned crushed pineapple||8 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Maraschino cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Powdered fruit pectin||1 3⁄4 Ounce|
Combine first 6 ingredients in a large Dutch oven, stirring well; bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently.
Add sugar, and return to a boil; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
Quickly ladle jam into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace; cover at once with metal lids, and screw bands tight.
Process in boiling-water bath 15 minutes.