Pear Honey

  • Yield: 4 cups


1pound ground pears (1 1/2 cups)
1 1/2cups sugar
1/4cup canned crushed pineapple
1teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Wash, peel, and core fruit.  Put pears through a food chopper, using coarse blade.  Mix all ingredients and heat mixture, stirring thoroughly until sugar is dissolved.  Boil canning jars.  Adjust jar lids and bands.  Process in boiling water bath canner (212F) for 10 minutes.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Telephone Pioneers of America’s Calling All Cooks (the Telephone Pioneers of America, Alabama Chapter No. 34, Birmingham, Alabama, 1982).