posted by Margaret 08-01-98 1:09 PM
18 large ripe Bartlett pears
2 large oranges
4 oz jar Maraschino cherries undrained
1 29 oz can crushed pineapple
Peel and core pears, peel oranges, Grind pears, oranges maraschino cherries and pineapple.
Combine all fruit and measure equal amounts of fruit and sugar. Pour into a large heavy pan, cook until thick,approximatly 2 hours. Stir often so it does not scorch.
Ladle into hot sterilized pint jars and seal.
You also can use smaller jelly jars for gift giving.
This makes a very sweet preserve and is wonderful on hot biscuits, bran muffins or wheat toast.
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