Jalapeno Cranberry Freezer Jam Spread

Serve with: Use on Turkey Sandwiches page 275 or Veggie Sandwiches page 283. Variation: Omit jalapeno; or, use more Jalapeno for more kick.
Time: 20 minutes


3 cups (about 1½ lbs.) fresh cranberries rinsed, ground

3 cups apples (about 5 medium) any kind, cored, skins removed, ground

2½ -3 Jalapeno peppers, seeds removed, ground

1 1.75 oz. package Fruit Pectin (I use Sure Jell or MC)

8½ cups sugar

9-12 half pint containers, glass or plastic with lids


Grind the fruit and peppers in a food processor to make 6 cups. Pour

  1. into a large pan, add the pectin, stir and bring to a boil.

Add sugar, stirring well and bring to a full boil again. Pour the hot sauce

  1. in jars or plastic tubs. I have used both. Put the lids on and let sit out on
  2. the counter over night. Freeze. Will keep for months.