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Pear Mincemeat with Apricots

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious, not-so-common mincemeat. Excellent way to use all those extra pears!"
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servings 102
Original recipe yields 96 servings (6 pints)


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  1. In a large pot, combine the sugar, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and salt. Mix well.
  2. Into the same pot, add the pears, orange, lemon, apple and apricot. Mash together.
  3. Stir in the grape juice, vinegar, raisins, and currants. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often. Simmer, uncovered, until thick.
  4. Spoon into hot sterilized jars to within 1/4 inch of jar top. Seal. Check seal the top of the lid lid should not move when pressed. If seal isn't good refrigerate and use within 1 week. If stored in well sealed containers in refrigerator, it keeps at least one year!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 102 calories; 0.1 26.6 0.5 0 26 Full nutrition

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Put this over cream cheese, to be spread over crackers, and it is absolutely WONDERFUL! Everyone that I have served it to has asked for the recipe. It takes awhile to make, but isn't hard. It...

This is a fantastic recipe! We have a pear tree and this is a tasty way to use them up. I add dried cherries to the fruit mix and 1 cup of brandy just prior to processing.

Wonderful way to use pears from our trees. Mixed with a chopped apple and baked in a pie. Best ever mincemeat pie.

This is a excellent recipe that I have made six times mostly with all apple and I have held off reviewing since I altered it. This was the first time I made it exact to recipe as recommended in...