Pear Pineapple Preserves!

Gail Eischeid


I received this from a friend several years ago, and its a great addition to my preserves. It has a very unique flavor with a flair, something different to serve to your guests and to give out as gifts. Enjoy jamming! :)

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30 Min


4 c
pears, peeled, cored, mashed
10 oz
pineapple, crushed, reserve juice
1 1/2 Tbsp
lemon juice concentrate
1 pkg
fruit pectin, powdered
4 1/2 c


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1Prepare and sterilize jars and jar rings. Keep jars warm in boiling hot water or on the Heated dry setting of your dishwasher until ready to use. I generally use the Rinse cyle just before using the jars for canning.

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2Mash pears, add crushed pineapple and juice. Pour fruit into a 6 or 8 quart saucepan.

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3Gradually stir in pectin. Over high heat, and stirring constantly bring fruit to full boil that cannot be stirred down.

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4Add entire amount of sugar all at once and stir to dissolve. Return to a full rolling boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

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5Skim foam from top. Ladle into hot jars and fill 1/8 inch from the top. Make sure to use a wet paper towel to clean rim of jar of any preserve on rim.

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6Carefully place lids and tighten rings. Process in a water boiling canner or steam canner for 5 minutes for 1/2 Pints and 10 minutes for Pints.

7Add an additional five minutes for every 3,000 miles above sea level.

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8Enjoy and don't forget to give a few away for others to enjoy too!! :) Enjoy Jamming!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy