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Sweet-Tart Peach Melba Spread
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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2 cups crushed peeled pitted peaches
2 cups crushed red raspberries
1 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 package Ball 100% Natural Fruit Jell No Sugar
Needed Pectin
1 1/2 cups sugar

Prepare Ball brand or Kerr brand jars and closures according to
manufacturer's instructions.

Combine peaches, raspberries, water and lemon juice in a large saucepot.
Gradually stir in pectin. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
Add sugar and return to a rolling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring
constantly. Remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary.

Carefully ladle hot spread into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass.
Screw band down evenly and firmly just until a point of resistance is met
-- fingertip tight.

Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. At elevations higher than
1,000 feet, boil 2 additional minutes for each additional 1,000 feet

This recipe yields about five 8-ounce jars.

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