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Jalapeno Spiked Cherry Preserves

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“I can not wait until fresh cherries hit our markets up here!!! This recipe was in the Cooking Light Magazine this month!! I make a cream cheese...appetizer with cranberry sauce...I can't wait to try it with the cherry preserves instead!”
1hr 30mins
4 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large, heavy saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer about 50 minutes, skimming foam from surface occasionally (I find a 1/2 tsp margarine helps prevent too much foam).
  2. Cool; pour into an airtight container. Mixture will thicken as it cools. Cover and chill.
  3. I'm going to make a double batch, when cherries are in season and freeze a batch I will post later and let you know how it freezes!
  4. Times are estimated.

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