Winter jam


Winter jam will sweeten and brighten cold winter days. Try the recipe; it is easy to prepare.


2 apple (medium, chopped but not peeled nor cored)
1⁄2 c water
3 1⁄2 c sugar
2 T lemon juice (natural or bottled)


  1. Combine the cranberries, apples and water in an 8 qt saucepan. Cook about 5 minutes over a high heat, should thicken slightly. Be sure to stir the mix constantly.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and process the mix though a food mill or sieve to remove all the peels, skins and seeds. Place the remaining liquid back into the pan and add the remaining ingredients; bringing it back to a boil over a high heat.
  3. Continue to stir constantly. In about 4-6 minutes the liquid should be clear and thick. And ready to place in jars.


Homemade jams, jellies and preserves are excellent presents. Take advantage of this recipe for winter jam.

4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
40 minutes