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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    about 7 cups

Ingredients

  • 7 cups sugar
  • 5 cups chopped peeled fresh pears
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, combine sugar, pears, pineapple and lemon juice. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved.
  • Pour into jars or containers; cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but no longer than 24 hours. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 119 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • mkaskela
    Sep 6, 2015

    Unique and good

  • angela32
    Sep 24, 2014

    Soooooooooooooooooooooo good!