Cinnamon Pears in Apple Juice-Canning

Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

A healthy way to can pears. This can be used for people on restricted diets. Adapted from the Ball Blue Book of Canning.

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  1. Peel pears, and cut into halves and core.
  2. Treat to prevent darkening(I submerge them in lemon juice and a little water).
  3. Drain; rinse and drain again.
  4. Cook pears in water one layer at a time until hot throughout.
  5. Heat the apple juice just to a boil.
  6. Pack hot pears into hot jars, leaving 1/2" headspace.
  7. Place 1 cinnamon stick in each jar.
  8. Ladle hot apple juice over pears, leaving 1/2" headspace.
  9. Remove air bubbles(I do this with a knife).
  10. Adjust two piece caps.
  11. Process pints 20 minutes in a boiling water canner. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

5 5

I made a few jars of these last summer and loved them! This summer I am planning on canning many more than that. I didn't have cinnamon sticks so I just sprinkled in a little ground cinnamon with the apple juice. Super easy and delicious!

5 5

This recipe is excellent!!! I just made 10 quarts with the last of the pears. I can't wait to eat them all!!!! Very simple to do.

5 5

I agree with the others. 5 Stars for super easy preparation! It really doesn't get any easier than this. Thanks for posting a true keeper!