Spiced Peach Pie Filling
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Serves: 5 pints
 
Grab a basket of peaches and make this delicious spiced peach pie filling that you can enjoy all winter long!
Ingredients
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 12 c. sliced, pitted, peeled peaches (about 8 large peaches)
  • 2 c. peeled and cored apples, finely chopped
  • 3 c. sugar
  • ¼ c. pectin
  • ½ c. lemon juice
  • 1 t. ground nutmeg
  • 1 t. ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Prepare a boiling water canner along with 5 pint sized jars and lids.
  2. In a large stainless saucepan combine the cinnamon stick, peaches, apples, sugar, lemon juice, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium high heat, stirring frequently, until thickened. Remove from heat.
  4. Ladle hot peach pie filling into the hot jars leaving 1 inch of headspace. Remove any air bubbles and adjust the headspace. Wipe the rims and center on the lid. Screw band down to fingertip tight.
  5. Place the jars in the canner, making sure they are covered with water, and cover with a lid. Boil and process for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the canner from heat and remove the lid. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Remove the jars and allow to cool for 24 hours. Check to make sure the lids are sealed and store for up to 1 year.
Notes
Recipe slightly adapted from Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, page 175.
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/spiced-peach-pie-filling/