Microwave Cherry Preserves
Microwave Cherry Preserves recipe
fruit pectin, dry
Combine cherries, water, lemon juice and pectin in a 3-quart, microwave safe bowl.
Cover with plastic wrap or waxed paper and bring to a boil in the microwave oven on high setting (about 8 minutes).
Remove from the oven and stir in remaining ingredients.
Cover; place in the microwave oven; and return to a boil on high setting (about 6 minutes).
Stir and return to microwave, uncovered.
Cook 3 minutes.
Stir and return to microwave oven, uncovered.
Cook 3 minutes or until preserves sheet from spoon.
Remove from oven; skim foam if necessary.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving ¼ inch head space.
Adjust caps. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.
Do not attempt to process in microwave oven.