Apple Jam

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


  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.