Make Your Own Jell-O Jam

Pat Duran Recipe

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

makes about 8 cups
5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top

This is a quick and easy recipe for making jam. Try it ! You will be making jam all the time.

pinch tips: Perfect Pasta Everytime


4 c
granulated sugar
5 c
mashed fruit
6 oz
pkg. jello to compliment fruit you are using
1/2 c

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook sugar,water and fruit in a heavy saucepan for 15 minutes, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and all dry jello. Stir until dissolved. Pour into containers, filling 1/2 to 1-inch down from top.Makes about 5 pints.
This can be frozen-if in freezer containers. After opening store in refrigerator.
Flavor Ideas:
grapes grape jello
peach peach jello
strawberry strawberry jello
raspberry raspberry jello
orange orange jello
rhubarb strawberry jello
blueberry blueberry or lemon jello
cranberries or cranberry relish cranberry or orange jello

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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SK H Soos
Nov 12, 2011
A save for me...sounds so easy. Thanks for posting.
Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Nov 12, 2011
Your welcome Susan, thanks for spreading the share.
Sue Hayes Soozee1130
Jan 8, 2012
Thanks for posting this recipe,I have always wanted to make jam but was scared to try. I will try this one it looks easy enough. Thanks again.
Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Jan 8, 2012
It is easy and quick- always have it on hand- great with fresh fruit or canned. Let me know how you like it Sue Hayes.
Ginnie Weathers GinnyMae
Jan 26, 2012
Have done this before and it works great and is very good.
Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Jan 26, 2012
Thanks Ginnie, it's always good to know that others tried this recipe and like it too. Hugs, Pat

Thanks for sharing with your groups Vanessa.

Hope you like it Sue.
Mar 19, 2012 - Kim Biegacki shared this recipe with discussion groups: College Bound The Power of Orange
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Aug 16, 2013
Now is the time to get that jam and jelly ready for the winter. This recipe is so easy. The jam is always tasting like you just made it. Deep fruit flavor. You may add 1/2 cup of watrer to the sugar and fruit when you cook it if you like a more loose jam- but I ususally don't add it.
Diane Hopson Smith DeeDee2011
Aug 16, 2013
Pat I've used this recipe with figs....and love it. Also very good using blackberry jello.