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Apple Preserves

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
3 reviews

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   6 half pints
  

recipe id: 8264
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

1 cup water
6 cups apples, peeled and sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 package powdered pectin
1/2 cup thinly sliced lemon
4 cups sugar
2 teaspoons nutmeg

directions

Combine apples, water and lemon juice in large saucepan. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Stir in pectin and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Add lemon slices and sugar. Return to a rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring frequently.

Remove from heat; add nutmeg. Pour in hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space. Adjust caps. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

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nutrition

38 calories, 0 grams fat, 10 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
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REVIEW: recipe rating
I thought the preserves turned out perfectly. The amount of nutmeg and sugar was fine for me. Gave away 2 jars and kept the rest. Husband has already opened the second of our stash!



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REVIEW: recipe rating
Good recipe but to much nutmeg and you can use a little less sugar



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REVIEW: recipe rating
This worked great for me. I used 4 ounce jars and everyone commented that the preseves were great the jars were just too small!