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Mrs Johnson's Peach Preserves

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“From LBJ's wife. I love history and canning and these look amazing. I can't wait till canning season to try them.”
READY IN:
2hrs
YIELD:
7 pints
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon lemon extract
  • 6 lbs peaches, ripe

Directions

  1. Peel and slice peaches. about 24 of them.
  2. Bring sugar and water to a boil.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes or till a syrup forms.
  4. Skim off any foam.
  5. Stir in peaches.
  6. Return to a boil.
  7. Watch for boiling over.
  8. Boil for 5 minutes stirring constantly.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Skim off any foam.
  11. Add extracts. add salt.
  12. Fill clean sterilized jars.

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