|1½ cup||Chopped dried apricots|
|1⅓ cup||Chopped dried peaches|
|1⅓ cup||Chopped dried pears|
|1 medium||Orange; unpeeled|
|1 tablespoon||Lemon juice|
|½ teaspoon||Ground cinnamon|
|⅛ teaspoon||Ground cloves|
|½ cup||Chopped pecans or walnuts|
Recipe by: Southern Living Preparation Time: 0:30 Combine dried fruit, orange, and water in a large Dutch oven, stirring well. Cover and cook over medium heat 12 to 15 minutes or until fruit is tender. Stir in remaining ingredients except pecans; bring mixture to a boil. Boil rapidly 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in pecans. Quickly pour hot conserve into hot jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace; wipe jar rims. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on metal bands.
Process in boiling-water bath 15 minutes. Yield: 8 half pints.
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