|Cold water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Thinly sliced orange||4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)|
|Lemon||1 , thinly sliced|
|Sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans/Walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Maraschino cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Pour cold water over oranges and lemon in a bowl.
Let stand, covered, 8 hours or overnight.
Turn into a large kettle and cook gently, uncovered, 1 1/2 hours, or until peel is tender.
Measure the mixture into a saucepan.
(There should be about 3 cups.) Stir in 3 cups sugar (or use equal parts sugar and fruit).
Cook gently until thickened, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Add extract, nuts, and cherries several minutes before cooking time is ended.
Ladle into hot sterilized jars and seal
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5215 Calories from Fat 394
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47 g72.4%
Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 295 mg12.3%
Total Carbohydrates 1230 g409.9%
Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%
Sugars 1070.3 g
Protein 7 g13.5%
Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 75.6%
Calcium 12.1% Iron 12.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet