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Apricot Pineapple Jam

Dried apricots, crushed pineapple and grapefruit juice create a memorable jam. The juice is what makes the jam taste so good. —Carol Radil, New Britain, Connecticut.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    5 cups

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces dried apricots
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1/2 cup grapefruit juice
  • 3 cups sugar

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring apricots and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until apricots are very tender. Mash. Add pineapple, grapefruit juice and sugar. Simmer, uncovered, 1 hour or until thick and translucent, stirring frequently.
  • Rinse five 1-cup plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly. Pour into jam into containers; cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but no longer than 24 hours.
  • Jam is now ready to use. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year. Thaw frozen jam in refrigerator before serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use pectin.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 89 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 23g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • Dorothy
    Jul 21, 2020

    Can i use canned apricots if so how

  • Mary Jo
    Sep 23, 2017

    I HAVE MADE APRICOT JAM BEFORE, AND LOVE IT... BUT WAS WONDERING!!... I AM NOW TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT, AND WONDERED IF THIS JAM COULD BE MADE WITH SPLENDA?... AND IF SO WOULD I MEASURE THE SAME AMOUNT?... THANK YOU SO MUCH... MARYJO...

  • cazdazraz
    Aug 3, 2017

    This jam is super easy to make and tastes great. I make it for gifts and people always want the recipe after eating it.