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Peach Or Apricot Preserves

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  Apricots/8 cups peeled pitted apricots (two-thirds ripe, one-third underripe) 8 Cup (128 tbs), sliced (peeled(two-thirds ripe, one-third underripe))
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Place peaches or apricots and lemon juice into a large stainless steel pot.
Add water, bring to a boil, and simmer until very soft, about 15 minutes.
At this point, if you want to make jam, crush fruit with a potato masher.
If you want to make preserves, leave pieces of fruit whole.
Add honey to hot fruit, and stir to blend well.
Boil, uncovered, over medium-high heat, stirring often, until mixture passes test for jam, about 40 minutes.
Toward the end of the cooking time, stir frequently; mixture will stick if not watched carefully.
Pack into hot sterilized jars leaving Ms inch of headspace, and seal.
Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2440 Calories from Fat 40

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 0.33 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 37.2 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 641 g213.6%

Dietary Fiber 26.3 g105.3%

Sugars 609.3 g

Protein 19 g38.9%

Vitamin A 478% Vitamin C 274%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 41%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peach Or Apricot Preserves Recipe