Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 3 hrs

Texas pear preserves, adapted from a similar recipe on Food Network

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix pears and sugar; cover and let sit overnight unrefrigerated.
  2. Add remaining ingredients (except pectin).
  3. Bring to a boil and then simmer until mixture has reduced to almost half.
  4. Mash pears with a potato masher until desired consistency is reached (as chunky or as smooth as you like).
  5. Bring mixture back to a boil and add pectin. Boil one minute.
  6. Pack mixture into sterilized jars and process in a water bath for 10 minutes.
  7. Makes about 12 - 4 oz. jars.