SWEET CHERRY JAM

Preserve summer’s bounty with this sweet cherry jam from Washington State Cherry Farmer April Clayton. This jam is great on sandwiches, toast or even just straight out of the jar.

  • Prep Time

    20 minutes

  • Cook Time

    40 minutes

  • Total Time

    1 hour

Ingredients

● 4 cups cherries, pitted, chopped and smashed
● 1/4 cup lemon juice
● 1 envelope powdered pectin
● 4-1/2 cups sugar
● 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, add cherries, lemon juice and pectin and bring to a full boil, stirring constantly.

  2. Add sugar and return to a full boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  3. Stir in butter and remove from heat.

  4. Fill clean jars with hot jam leaving 1/4-inch head space and follow proper canning procedure.

     

     

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