You are here: Home » Recipes » Pear Chutney Pear Chutney Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 6 cups A great way to preserve the season's bounty of pears. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 1/2 pounds ripe pears1 large green pepper, seeded1/2 pound seeded raisins (1 1/2 cups)4 cups sugar1 cup chopped, crystallized ginger3 cups vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup water6 bay leaves1/4 teaspoon powdered cloves1/4 teaspoon allspice1/4 teaspoon nutmeg1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 cup bottled liquid pectin Instructions Pare, core, and slice pears. Chop pepper. In a saucepan, mix all ingredients but spices and pectin. Tie spices in bag and add to pear mixture. Simmer until pears are tender and mixture is thick, about 2 hours. Remove spice bag and add pectin. Boil 1 minute. Pour into jars and seal. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Newnan Junior Service League’s A Taste of Georgia (Newnan Junior Service League, Inc., Newnan, Georgia, 1977).