Traverse City Cherry Freezer Jam

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Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

This recipe was given to me when I was stationed at the parish mother house in Traverse City, Michigan. A lady of the parish gave this to me along with a good supply of various flavors of jams made with jello and fruit. This jam is so easy to make you will want to make it more often to store in your freezer or refrigerator to give as gifts.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes six 8 oz. jars
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

How to Make Traverse City Cherry Freezer Jam

Step-by-Step

  1. Let cherries and sugar stand overnight, stirring often until you go to bed.
    In the morning:
    Pour cherry mixture into a medium heavy bottomed saucepan and bring to a boil and foil for 3 minutes. Add the dry package of jello and mix well;
    stir in butter. Cook until thick about 1 minute. Pour into hot steril 8 oz. jars. Cover with lids and store in refrigerator when cooled. or store in freezer for storage.
  2. To make other jams:
    4 c. sugar or to taste
    5 c. mashed fruit
    6 oz. pkg. jello to compliment fruit.
    Using directions above.
  3. For 5 c. mashed fruit: For 6 oz. jello flavor:
    grape-------------------------------------grape
    peach-------------------------------------peach
    strawberry--------------------------------strawberry
    raspberry---------------------------------raspberry
    mandarin orange---------------------------orange
    rhubarb-----------------------------------strawberry
    blueberry---------------------------------berry/lemon

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