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Apple Pear & Walnut Conserve

 Apple Pear & Walnut Conserve
Fruit and walnuts pair beautifully in this homemade spread. It’s wonderful on toast, pound cake…even scoops of vanilla ice cream.
64 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Process: 10 min.


  • 4 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples
  • 4 cups finely chopped peeled ripe pears
  • 3 clementines, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 packages (1-3/4 ounces each) powdered fruit pectin
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted


  • In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, bring the apples, pears,
  • clementines and lemon juice to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce
  • heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until fruit is tender,
  • stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in pectin. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in sugar and cinnamon; bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1
  • minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Stir in walnuts. Ladle hot
  • mixture into hot sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in.
  • headspace. Remove air bubbles; wipe rims and adjust lids. Process
  • for 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. Yield: 8 half-pints.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 95 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium,

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Apple Pear & Walnut Conserve (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.