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peach preserves

Peach Preserves Recipe


  • 12 peaches chopped, peeled, with the pits removed
  • 2 ounces dry pectin (that's typically 1 package)
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar


  • Place the peaches into a medium to large pot.
  • Set the stove to a medium heat and slowly bring to a boil.
  • Cook the peaches for 20 minutes. They will become more than a bit liquidy.
  • Turn off the heat and stir in the sugar.
  • Stir in the pectin slowly, bring the mixture to a boil, and hold it there for about 60 seconds.
  • Pour the peach preserves into Mason jars, attach the lids and rings.
  • Water bath can the peach preserves for 10 minutes.