Apple Jam

Ingredients:
3 pounds organic apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1 1/2 cups water
3 cups organic sugar
3/4 tsp ground organic cinnamon
1/4 tsp organic cloves

    Directions:

  1. Prepare boiling water canner. Heat jars in simmering water until ready for use. Do not boil. Wash lids in warm soapy water and set bands aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the apples and water and bring to a boil over med-high heat.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring until apples are soft. About 30 minutes.
  4. Transfer the apple mixture to a food processor and puree (this can be done in multiple batches if need be).
  5. Place pureed apples into a clean saucepan and add the sugar, cinnamon and cloves.
  6. Bring to a boil over med-high heat, stirring often.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, still stirring, until puree thickens and holds it’s shape on a spoon.
  8. Ladle hot jam into prepared, hot jars, leaving 1/4′ headspace.