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Peach Jam Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucinda Lautz
Added: Monday, June 11, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 lbs peaches
3 1/2 lbs sugar
16 oz jar maraschino cherries, drained

Directions:
Directions:
Yields: 10 eight ounce jars
Preparation Time: 1-2 hours

Sterilize jelly jars and lids in advance. Peel peaches and chop. Mash with potato masher. Chop maraschino cherries finely. Put ingredients into a 5 quart kettle and mix in sugar. Bring to a boil. Stir frequently. Boil for 1 hour or until thick. Pour into jars and seal with lids while jam is very hot. Cool to room temperature then refrigerate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 8 ounce jars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1-2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a pretty and easy jam. It is a wonderful Christmas gift. Another recipe of Frances Webb.

 

 

 

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