Canning Recipes




Apricot Lite Jam
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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2 cups dried apricots
1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple -- unsweetened
(drain if using canned pineapple)
1 orange -- peeled, seeded,
and chopped
Juice of 1/2 lemon
3 1/2 cups sugar

Cover apricots with cold water and let soak overnight. Simmer apricots in
soaking water, uncovered, until tender. Mash with a potato masher or in a
food processor.

Add pineapple, orange, lemon juice, and sugar to apricot mixture. Simmer
until sugar has dissolved, stirring frequently; then cook over high heat
until thick, about 20 to 30 minutes. Skim off foam.

Pour into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space. Adjust caps. Process 10
minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields 6 half-pints.




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