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Pear Raspberry Jam

 Pear Raspberry Jam
I give this sweet and tangy jam as a Christmas gift. In this part of the country, pears and raspberries are in plentiful supply, but frozen berries work just as well.
48 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Process: 10 min.


  • 2 cups coarsely chopped peeled ripe pears (about 2 medium)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons bottled lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  • 1 pouch (3 ounces) liquid fruit pectin


  • In a Dutch oven, combine the first five ingredients; bring to a full
  • rolling boil, stirring constantly. Quickly stir in pectin; return to
  • a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Carefully ladle hot mixture into
  • hot 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: 6 half-pints.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 104 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.