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Blueberry Spread

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars

"I have to hide this one from my son, in back of the fridge, or else it'll disappear. Very good and very easy."
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Ingredients

12 h 15 m servings 20 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. In a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, combine blueberries, 1/2 cup water and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer gently for about 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Meanwhile, soak gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water.
  3. Remove blueberries from heat and stir in gelatin and sugar. Pour into hot, sterilized jars and seal. Cool and store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 20 calories; 0.1 g fat; 5 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; < 1 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I used 10 cups of blueberries with 2-1/2 cups water + 3T+1t minute maid lemon juice. Followed directions as writen. Mixed 5 envelopes Knox with 1-1/4 cups water. Added 1 cup sugar after berri...

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I am editing my review since it is now about 6 months later and I have just thrown out the jars I made... totally stiff! Less gelatin next time...

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I used 10 cups of blueberries with 2-1/2 cups water + 3T+1t minute maid lemon juice. Followed directions as writen. Mixed 5 envelopes Knox with 1-1/4 cups water. Added 1 cup sugar after berri...

I didn't feel like canning this, especially since it makes a very small amount, so I just refrigerated it in a freezer container. It seemed to work just as well. I also used frozen berries which...

This was pretty good. I used sugar substitute and it turned out well.

Great versatile recipe. I use it on cheescake, pound cake, as a layer cake filling, and of course pancakes. I freeze it in small amounts (Glad plastic containers, the small size) and defrost t...

I increased the blueberries by approximately one cup and the sugar to 5 tablespoons. This worked out perfect for my family as not everyone likes their preserves too sweet. The extra blueberries ...

I am editing my review since it is now about 6 months later and I have just thrown out the jars I made... totally stiff! Less gelatin next time...

I made this recipe with fresh peaches instead of blueberries. Be sure to cut up the peaches into about dime size pieces. Make exactly how recipe calls for. This is great on bagels with cream ...

VERY NICE SPREAD! I had some frozen blueberries that I needed to use, so I tried this recipe eventhough it called for fresh blueberries. I made it according to the recipe. After it jelled we ...

WONDERFUL...low sugar recipe. I doubled it & used fresh lemon juice (including the zest). First time I have found a recipe on this site that doesn't need at least 4 changes...& really deserves...