The best prickley pears can be picked after they turn a red color and they are at their sweetest after a light frost hits them. Enjoy.....Ray


  • Prickley pears
  • Sur Jel Pectin


Wash and peal the fruit, place the fruit in a clean nylon "knee high" that you can get from your wife (or buy a pair) squeeze the juice from the fruitand the seed will remain in the stocking, You should wear disposable rubber gloves. Open the box of pectin powder and follow the instructions that are inside for apple or grape jelly. The recipe will also give you the proper amount of sugar and other ingredients that you need.


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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Trial and Error
Submitted By: Ray
Prickley Pears