Chunky Peach Spread

Chunky Peach Spread

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"This fruity spread from field editor Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah captures the taste of summer! Low in sugar, it's not overly sweet...and the fresh peach flavor really comes through. You'll want to try it on everything from bagels to waffles."
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  1. Drop peaches in boiling water for 1 minute or until peel has softened. Immediately dip fruit in ice water. Peel and chop peaches. In a large saucepan, combine the peaches, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Mash peaches. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, or 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 2 minutes. Remove peach mixture from the heat; stir in gelatin mixture until dissolved. Cool for 10 minutes. Pour into jars. Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks.

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  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2 tablespoons) equals 21 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Free Food.

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Yum!! We used this recipe for canning, and it worked great... very quick and easy. We added a little more sugar to the second batch, but the overall recipe is terrific!

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This is OK. I agree with another reviewer - too much gelatin. I guess you could try using less gelatin to see if that makes a difference. Overall, it will be used but I wouldn't make this aga...

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Yum!! We used this recipe for canning, and it worked great... very quick and easy. We added a little more sugar to the second batch, but the overall recipe is terrific!

This turned out wonderfully! I doubled this and used just a tbsp. of lemon juice to tart it up just a little, instead of doubling it. The smell of the peaches cooking is just divine. This will m...

This is a very good recipe. I have been hunting for a starting point for peach jam. My suggestion is to add a little detail to the recipe instructions. Specifically, I used really tiny peaches, ...

Yum- thanks for this. We were using up fresh peaches from our tree. I used splenda in lieu of sugar and threw it in the fridge for an easy waffle/pancake/toast spread. Delish! Thanks!

I think this would've been better with fruit pectin. The gelatin made it resemble jello, but it tastes great. Not overly sweet like what you find at grocery stores, and the peach flavor really...

Love this! Very, very simple recipe to do. My 4 y/o daughter made it with me. It turned out great! I didn't mash our peaches to mush because I wanted our jam chunky. Turned out great!

This is an awesome recipe! Turned out great!

Really delicious!!! Was a big hit with my family!!!

This is OK. I agree with another reviewer - too much gelatin. I guess you could try using less gelatin to see if that makes a difference. Overall, it will be used but I wouldn't make this aga...

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