Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

When you only want to make a half recipe. This recipes uses only half of a 1.75 oz. packet of dry pectin.


  1. Place crushed blueberries in a medium-sized pot.
  2. Add lemon juice and water and mix gently.
  3. Stir-in only HALF packet of the pectin. Save the other half for another half recipe.
  4. Bring to a boil and boil for one minute.
  5. Add the sugar.
  6. Bring again to a boil and boil hard for one minute.
  7. Remove from heat and skim any foam.
  8. Ladle into half pint jars.
  9. Adjust caps and process 8 minutes.
Most Helpful

I made 1/2 of this recipe ( 1/4!) -- 2 half pints of blue berry jam.
I had bought a container of blueberries which were a bit sour. This came out great!
I will make this again!

petlover January 31, 2011