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Jam, Jelly & Preserve Recipes

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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."

Almond Apricot Jam

Almond Apricot Jam

Almond Apricot Jam

There's no added sugar in this jam, so even if you're watching your diet, you can enjoy it on your morning toast," notes Mary Fenske of Bricelyn, Minnesota. "There's no need to wait for harvest season to make it either, since the recipe calls for dried apricots. I often give this chunky spread as a gift to my four grown children and 10 grandkids."

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Sauce

In this one-pot sauce mix, the blueberries front and center in flavor. It is especially delicious on pancakes or french toast.—Jean Ficociello, Valley City, Ohio
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Lime Mint Jelly

Lime Mint Jelly

Lime Mint Jelly

This holly-green jelly won a Best of Show at the county fair and I was so thrilled. Flavored with lime, it's delicious on roasted meats. —Tall Pines Farm, Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio

Orange Blueberry Freezer Jam

Orange Blueberry Freezer Jam

Orange Blueberry Freezer Jam

This quick jam lets me savor the great taste of fresh-picked blueberries no matter the season, but I have to fight my kids for them since they start eating them the minute I bring them in the house. —Mark Morgan, Waterford, Wisconsin

Flavorful Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

Flavorful Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

Flavorful Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

I consider this sweet flavorful jam summer in a jar! The fruity concoction is simply scrumptious spread on toast, English muffins and more. —Peggy Fleming, East Troy, Wisconsin

Festive Mint Jelly

Festive Mint Jelly

Festive Mint Jelly

This festive-looking jelly from Naomi Giddis of Two Buttes, Colorado, can be served with lamb or used as a dessert topping. With its bright-green color, the jelly makes a great gift, too.

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Strawberry season is in early June here in Indiana. A dear friend gave this recipe to me when we lived in Germany. It is good on ice cream, too! —Mary Jean Ellis, Indianapolis, Indiana

Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Butter

Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Butter

Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Butter

You can spread Diane Widmer's apple butter on thick and still enjoy a breakfast that's thin on calories. She shared the recipe from her home in Blue Island, Illinois. For a smoother texture, use tender varieties such as McIntosh or Cortland apples.

Strawberry Peach Jam

Strawberry Peach Jam

Strawberry Peach Jam

You'll definitely capture the flavors of summer with this chunky, luscious toast-topper from Gwen Frankhouser of El Cajon, California. "Best of all," notes Gwen, "this jam freezes well for up to a year, and it makes a great housewarming or hostess gift idea."

Caramelized Onion Jam

Caramelized Onion Jam

Caramelized Onion Jam

This savory jam is very good served with meats—we especially like it with venison. People who enjoy garlic and onions think it’s terrific. —Vanessa Lambert, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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