These jams would be great for Christmas morning

Three easy, tasty recipes from Dora

Here are a couple of recipes to help out with breakfast Christmas morning.

Holiday Jam

3 c. Cranberries

2 – 10 oz. pkg. frozen strawberries (thawed)

4 c. Sugar

Put cranberries through blender or food processor.

Empty into large pot.

Add sugar and strawberries

Bring to a boil and keep at a rolling boil until mixture thickens stirring constantly.

Pour into jars and seal. Makes eight 8oz. jars.

Jingle Jam

8 c. Cranberries

3 c. Sugar

1 c. Orange juice

1 c. Water

1/4 c. Minced jalapenos

1 tbsp. orange zest

Combine all ingredients in a lg. saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 to 30 mins. Stirring occasionally until thickened. Pour into sterilized jars and seal.

Jalapeno Strawberry Jam

4 cups crushed strawberries

1 cup minced jalapeno peppers

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 (2 ounce) package powdered fruit pectin

7 cups white sugar

Place the crushed strawberries, minced jalapeno pepper, lemon juice, and pectin into a large saucepan, and bring to a boil over high heat.

Once simmering, stir in the sugar until dissolved, return to a boil, and cook for 1 minute.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker who writes a regular column for The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.

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