Jams Jellies and Butters

Collection by Heather Bailey

Freezer Persimmon Jam

Rating: 3.5 stars 21
Imagine spreading this tasty jam on a fresh, hot biscuit! Pureed persimmons are boiled with sugar, lemon juice, orange zest and nutmeg, then sealed in sterilized jars and stored in the freezer.

Rhubarb Strawberry Jam

Rating: 4.5 stars 283
This rhubarb strawberry jam recipe is our favorite and so easy to make.

Budget Berry Jam

Rating: 4 stars 25
Need another way to use green tomatoes? Puree them and heat with sugar and fruit flavored gelatin (use your favorite flavor!) and you've got freezer jam.

Kiwi Jam

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
Mashed kiwi, pineapple juice, lemon juice and sugar, with apples as a pectin source.

Gooseberry Jam

Rating: 4 stars 10
This gooseberry jam recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law. She made it every year and would send us a pint because we could not get gooseberries where we lived.

Pumpkin Butter II

Rating: 4.5 stars 34
This lovely spread will be gobbled up by children and grown-ups alike. Put it on the breakfast table during the holidays for a seasonal treat.

Wine Jelly

Rating: 4.5 stars 168
This jelly is a lovely accompaniment to crackers and cream cheese. You can use any kind of wine, red or white.

Pumpkin Butter

Rating: 4.5 stars 292
This pumpkin butter is an excellent hostess present, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins. It can also be used to make a spectacular holiday dessert, Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake.

Fig Preserves

Rating: 4.5 stars 49
Make your own fig preserves from scratch with this easy canning recipe.

Bacon Jam

Rating: 4.5 stars 30
This recipe can be used for spooning on Granny's old-fashion biscuits, or put a dollop on fluffy scrambled eggs. On a toasted slice of a crusty bread or good crackers it would be divine. Whatever you use this for, it will work beautifully, because everything is better with bacon!

Chef John's Bacon Jam

Rating: 4.5 stars 154
Crisp bacon, onions, brown sugar, and vinegar make a thick, flavorful jam.