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Jam, Jelly & Preserve Recipes

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Delightful Fruit Compote

Delightful Fruit Compote

Delightful Fruit Compote

Apple jelly lightly glazes this bright medley of fresh and frozen fruits. "Since I'm diabetic, I use either low-sugar or sugar-free jelly, then add a packet of artificial sweetener before I serve it," says Janet Doherty of Belpre, Ohio. "No one suspects the substitution."

Fresh Fruit Compote

Fresh Fruit Compote

Fresh Fruit Compote

Round out a meal with this fruit dessert, a colorful medley of apples, strawberries, peaches and pears that simmers in a simple lemon-and-honey sauce. Top off servings with low-fat vanilla yogurt, granola or both. It's a wonderful dessert that everyone will enjoy...and it features those good-for-you fruits that will help keep your and your family strong and healthy.—Kate Selner, St. Paul, Minnesota

Chunky Peach Spread

Chunky Peach Spread

Chunky Peach Spread

Here's a fruit spread that captures the best tastes of late summer. I like that it's low in sugar and not overly sweet, which lets the fresh peach flavor shine right through. — Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Basil Jelly

Basil Jelly

Basil Jelly

We grow lots of basil for our local farmers market, and this is a unique way to use it. The jelly is really good with cream cheese as an appetizer. I also like to combine a jar with 1 cup of barbecue sauce and simmer mini meatballs or cocktail wieners in the mixture. -Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Orange Pineapple Marmalade

Orange Pineapple Marmalade

Orange Pineapple Marmalade

This sweet citrusy marmalade from Stephanie Heise of Rochester, New York is perfect for spreading on English muffins or biscuits. It also makes a delicious housewarming or hostess gift.

Surprise Raspberry Jam

Surprise Raspberry Jam

Surprise Raspberry Jam

I've made this jam for many years and no one has been able to guess the secret ingredient —tomatoes! Everyone swears it tastes just like fresh raspberry jam! —Elizabeth Baker, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Orange Pear Jam

Orange Pear Jam

Orange Pear Jam

Full of fruity flavor, this delightful jam is a great toast topper. Delores Ward of Decatur, Indiana came up with the recipe when a neighbor gave her an armload of pears. "Everyone really likes it," says Delores.

Peach Raspberry Jam

Peach Raspberry Jam

Peach Raspberry Jam

"Back when my children were young, I put up about 100 jars of jams and jellies each summer, including this freezer version," notes Mrs. Donn White form Wooster, Ohio. "Although I don't make that many now, I do stir up a batch to give to neighbors at Christmastime."

Orange Jelly

Orange Jelly

Orange Jelly

For a change of pace, give this yummy jelly made from frozen orange juice a try. I've given it as gifts to friends and family-and many times the jars have been returned for refills. —Mary Rice, Maysville, Oklahoma

Apricot Pineapple Jam

Apricot Pineapple Jam

Apricot Pineapple Jam

Dried apricots, crushed pineapple and grapefruit juice create a memorable jam. "The juice is what makes the jam taste so good," says Carol Radil of New Britain, Connecticut.

Cranberry Pear Compote

Cranberry Pear Compote

Cranberry Pear Compote

"While simmering apples in brown sugar and cinnamon, I decided to add a ripe pear and a few cranberries to the mix," says Linda James of Greenfield, Wisconsin. "The result was a thick, tangy-sweet sauce that's terrific over frozen yogurt."
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