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Microwave Cherry Preserves


Microwave Cherry Preserves recipe













Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


3 cups cherries
red, pitted
1 cup water
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 cups sugar
¼ cup fruit pectin, dry
½ teaspoon almond extract


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.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 35g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 3940% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 34%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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