Sparkling Holiday Jam


This strawberry-cranberry jam is delightful. It looks beautiful in a jar with a ribbon in a Christmas basket.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
12 8-ounce jars


  • 2 ½ quarts strawberries, coarsely chopped

  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped

  • 2 (2 ounce) packages powdered fruit pectin

  • 1 teaspoon margarine

  • 5 pounds white sugar


  1. Sterilize jars and lids in boiling water for at least 10 minutes. Let simmer while making jam.

  2. Combine strawberries, cranberries, pectin, and margarine in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in sugar and return to a boil. Cook for 1 minute; remove from heat.

  3. Quickly fill jars to within 1/2 inch from the top. Wipe rims clean and put on lids. Process in a boiling water bath for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

99 Calories
0g Fat
25g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 96
Calories 99
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 28mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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