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Dried Fruit Conserve

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Category: Canning

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Chopped dried apricots
  • 1 1/3 c Chopped dried peaches
  • 1 1/3 c Chopped dried pears
  • 1 md Orange; unpeeled
  • Seeded/chopped
  • 3 c Water
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Raisins
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/2 c Chopped pecans or walnuts


Recipe by: Southern Living Preparation Time: 0:30 Combine dried fruit,
orange, and water in a large Dutch oven, stirring well. Cover and cook over
medium heat 12 to 15 minutes or until fruit is tender. Stir in remaining
ingredients except pecans; bring mixture to a boil. Boil rapidly 10
minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in pecans. Quickly pour hot conserve
into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace; wipe jar rims. Cover at once
with metal lids, and screw on metal bands. Process in boiling-water bath 15
minutes. Yield: 8 half pints.

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