Pineapple-Apricot Jam

Flecked with snippets of tropical fruit, this jam is a delight for gift givers and receivers. Once you try a spoonful, you'll agree that the little taste of paradise in every jar makes this jam such a popular present.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 80

Ingredients

1
jar (6 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained and 1/3 cup syrup reserved
1
can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple in syrup, undrained
6
ounces dried apricots, cut into fourths (about 1 cup)
1/4
cup water
3 1/2
cups sugar
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
pouch (3 ounces) liquid fruit pectin (from 6-ounce package)
  • 1 Chop cherries; set aside. Heat reserved cherry syrup, the pineapple, apricots and water to boiling in Dutch oven, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apricots are tender.
  • 2 Stir in sugar, lemon juice and cherries. Heat to rolling boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in pectin.
  • 3 Immediately pour mixture into hot, sterilized jars or freezer containers, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Wipe rims of jars. Seal immediately; cool. Refrigerate or freeze up to 3 months. Thaw before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
    Calories
    50
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    0mg
    0%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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