Pear Honey

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 12 to 16 (1/2-pint) jars
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1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple with syrup

16 cups (about 6 pounds) peeled, cored, and chopped pears

10 cups sugar

1 tablespoon lemon juice


Special equipment:
12 to 16 (1/2-pint) canning jars with lids
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook until pears are tender and mixture thickens, approximately 30 minutes. Transfer to sterilized jars and seal while still hot*. (See Disclaimer)

Cook’s Note

Follow USDA guidelines for proper sterilization and canning procedures.

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