Sugar Free Pear Butter

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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a kettle, combine water and half the lemon juice. Peel, core and quarter the pears, placing them in lemon juice mixture to retard browning until all have been peeled.
  • Drain liquid in kettle. Add grape juice and remaining lemon juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook until pears are soft,about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool.
  • Press through a sieve or food mill, or process in a blender until smooth. Return puree to kettle. Add spices;cook and stir until very thick; 20-35 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in sweetener. Adjust sweetener to taste.
  • Pour into jars or plastic containers. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks. ( For longer storage time pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inches headspace. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Use within 3 weeks of opening).
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