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Spiced Pear Mincemeat

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Ingredients
  Pears 7 Pound, peeled, cored and cut into eighths
  Lemons 2 , unpeeled and cut into eighths
  Oranges 2 , unpeeled and cut into eighths
  Raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Ground allspice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cloves 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a food processor bowl and position knife blade in it.
2) Add 1 cup pears and process until finely chopped.
3) Repeat the process with remaining fruit.
4) Take a Dutch oven and combine chopped fruits with all remaining ingredients in it.
5) Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes.
6) Pour the hot mixture in hot sterilized jars, leaving about 1/4 inch headspace.
7) Cover quickly with metal lids and screw tightly with bands.
8) Process the jars in boiling water bath for about 25 minutes.

SERVING
9) Serve the Pear Mincemeat as relish or use to make pies or cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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