Pear harlequin

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Pears (underripe)
1 can Pineapple (small can crushd)
1 \N 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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