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Christmas Jam Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lora Conner

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 20-oz pkgs frozen whole strawberries (fresh berries may be substituted)
1 lb fresh or frozen cranberries
5 lb sugar
2 3-oz pouches liquid fruit pectin

Directions:
Directions:
In a food processor, pulse strawberries and cranberries to a finely chopped texture for a smooth jam or leave some fruit
partially chopped for a chunkier jam

Pour processed fruit into a large, heavy-bottomed pot. Add sugar, and over medium high heat, bring fruit and sugar to a full rolling boil for 1 minute.

Remove pot from heat and add pectin, stirring to mix completely.

Allow the jam to cool for 5 minutes, then skim off foam from top.

Ladle the hot jam into sterile half-pint jars, leaving 1/4" headspace. Wipe jar rims clean, cover with hot lids and screw on the jar bands.

Process the jars for 10 minutes in a water bath.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
14 half-pint jars

 

 

 

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