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    Pear Honey

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    Sharon123's Note:

    This is so simple and so good. Update: I have changed the sugar ingredient amount from 5 1/2 cups to 2 1/2 cups-5 cups because it is so sweet, you don't need all the amount. Enjoy!

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    • 3 lbs fresh pears, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
    • 2 1/2-5 cups sugar
    • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


    1. 1
      In a 6 quart stainless steel kettle combine all ingredients.
    2. 2
      Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally.
    3. 3
      Simmer 40 minutes.
    4. 4
      Spoon into sterile jars, leaving a 1/2 inch head space.
    5. 5
      Wipe jar rims, adjust lids.
    6. 6
      Process in boiling water for 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      Makes 7 half pints.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 04, 2010


      I made this as part of a gift basket for my parents. Dad finally had it because "they had run out of all the normal jelly". He thought it was great, but it was a bit sweeter than jelly. "It must have been the honey." He said he would like another jar if it wasn't too expensive because of the honey. I just laughed and said we could handle it...and for the book, he was complimenting on a grumpy old man day:). This year I decided to try it with less sugar...3 cups. This was more to our taste at my house, Dad hasn't had a chance to rate it yet.

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    • on July 24, 2011


      Love this. I doubled the recipe, but cut the sugar WAY down. I had a 6 qt pan-full of peeled, sliced pears from our old Keiffer and Orient pear trees. I used 4 cups of white sugar, and it was plenty. I sliced a big lemon really thin and threw that in - watch the seeds - and added about 1/8 tsp. of salt. Cooked it for 40 minutes, mashed everything with an old school potato masher and it was perfect! My jars are in the water bath right now. I can't wait for a cool morning with hot biscuits and this pear goodness! Thanks for the inspiration.

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    • on September 21, 2009


      This was wonderful - I made some this weekend. I got 2 pints and 2 half-pint jars out of it. The recipe was well written and very easy to follow. Only addition I had was to add ~1 tbsp of apple pie spice, just to get that cinnamon spice flavor in there. I also actually used zucchini pineapple (recipe 9531) in place of the crushed pineapple, and you'd never know the difference. I had just a tad left in the pot after I filled the jars and had it on a bagel today - it was so very wonderful. I'll definitely make this again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pear Honey

    Serving Size: 1 (2629 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 452.7
    Calories from Fat 3
    Total Fat 0.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 3.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 118.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.6 g
    Sugars 102.4 g
    Protein 1.1 g

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