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                             Apple-Pear Butter
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Dips
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      pounds        Juicy -- tart apples
    4      pounds        Pears
    1      cup           Orange juice
      1/4                To 1/2 C. water -- if desired
    2      tablespoons   Grated orange peel
      2/3  cup           Sugar
 
 Apple-Pear Butter Serving Size : Keywords : Preserves             Canning Pears
 Canning  Qty       Measurement      Preparation :        Ingredient *---*  Wash
 8 pint, five 1-1/2 pine or 4 quart jars in hot soapy water; rinse. Keep hot
 until needed.  Prepare lids as manufacturer directs. Wash apples and pears.
 Place in a 6-quart pot. Pour orange juice over fruit; cover. Stirring
 occasionally, cook over low heat until fruit is tender. If mixture is too dry,
 add 1/4 to 1/2 cup water as mixture cooks. Press through a food mill or sieve
 into a large bow; discard seeds and skins. Return puree to pot. Stir in orange
 peel and sugar. Stirring constantly over medium heat, bring to a boil. Ladle
 into 1 hot jar at a time, leaving 1/2 inch headspace.  Release trapped air. Wipe
 rim of jar with a clean damp cloth. Attach lid.  Place in canner. Fill and close
 remaining jars. Process in a boilinb-water bath. Pints 20 minutes, 1-1/2 pints
 or quarts,
 
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