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  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- -- 3 pounds pears -- (under ripe) 1 can pineapple -- (small can crushd) 1 orange -- (juice and grated -- rind) 4 ounces maraschino cherries 3 cups sugar -- (per 4 cup fruit -- mix)

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  1. Preparation : Wipe, stem, peal and core pears. Cut in small pieces. Mix pears, pineapple and orange (juice and rind) together. Measure. For each 4 cups fruit mix, add 3 cups sugar. Cover and let stand overnight. Simmer until thick (about 2 hours). Add cherries (cutting them in half). Stir well. Process for 10 minutes in boiling water bath. Makes eight 6 oz. jars. NOTE: This is good used as a topping on pound cake. SOURCE: Ruby Branning


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