Orange Pear Jam

Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

As requested. Found this one is Country Woman Magazine.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven or large kettle, combine the sugar, pears, pineapple and lemon juice.
  2. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Reduce heat; simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved.
  5. Pour into jars or containers; cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  6. Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but not longer than 24 hours.
  7. Refrigerate.
Most Helpful

4 5

This makes a pretty tasty jam. I reduced the sugar to only 2 cups, because the pears I was using were super sweet and ripe, plus the Jello had sugar in it too. Even with this change, I found the jam was plenty sweet. If you know you like orange Jello, then you'll like this recipe (just watch the sugar!). And it looks very pretty in a jar. Thanks for the recipe, Martina!

5 5

Oh my gosh!!!! I requsted this over a year ago.I couldn't find it anywhere and decided to search again and got lucky.These are the best pear preserves ever.I added 1 cinnamon stick to one container before freezing them.I could eat just these with a spoon and nothing else!I bought a jar of pear preserves at the apple orchard a few weeks ago and they can't compare to these. Thanks so much for the recipe,I am hoping I have enough to get me thru the winter.