• Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


  • 6 c. ripe fresh peaches, peeled and pitted
  • 1 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly-grated nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 4 oz. liquid fruit pectin


  • 1. In large pot, combine peaches, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Over medium high heat, bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Let boil for 15 minutes, or until peaches have been crushed into smaller pieces.
  • 2. Turn heat up to high and bring to rolling boil. Add fruit pectin, stirring constantly, and bring back to a rolling boil. Let boil for one full minute, stirring constantly, until starting to thicken.
  • 3. Remove from heat, skim foam from top, and ladle into prepared jars.
  • 4. If canning, fill jars with preserves, leaving 1/4-inch head room, and boil for 10 minutes to prepare. May be stored for up to a year.
  • 5. If not canning, pour into jars, seal and let cool completely. Place in refrigerator and enjoy for up to two weeks.


Make summer's best peaches last past the peak season.

Categories: Canning  Fruity  Jelly  Spread  Sweet 

Author Credit: Good Things Catered

Website Credit: http://kelseysappleaday.blogspot.com/2010/06/spiced-peach-preserves.html

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