|3 pounds||Pears (underripe)|
|1 can||Pineapple (small can crushd)|
|1||Orange (juice & grated rind)|
|4 ounces||Maraschino cherries|
|3 cups||Sugar (per 4 cup fruit mix)|
Wipe, stem, peal and core pears. Cut in small pieces. Mix pears, pineapple and orange (juice and rind) together. Measure. For each 4 cups fruit mix, add 3 cups sugar. Cover and let stand overnight.
Simmer until thick (about 2 hours). Add cherries (cutting them in half). Stir well. Process for 10 minutes in boiling water bath.
Makes eight 6 oz. jars.
NOTE: This is good used as a topping on pound cake.
SOURCE: Ruby Branning Shared by Nancy Coleman
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