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  • Serves: 12 4oz jars

Apple Preserves

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Category: Canning

 Ingredients List

  • 6 c Peeled, cored, sliced apples
  • 1 c Water
  • 1/8 ts Ball Citric Acid
  • 1 pk Ball 100% Nat. Fruit Pectin
  • 1/2 c Thinly sliced lemon
  • 4 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Nutmeg


Prepare home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer's

Combine apples, water, and citric acid in a large saucepot. Simmer,
covered, 10 minutes.

Stir in pectin and bring to a rolling boil, stirring frequently. Add lemon
slices and sugar.

Return to a rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, striiring frequently. Remove
from heat; add nutmeg. Pour hot preserves into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch
headspace. Adjust caps.

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