Good served with pork roast or baked ham.


  • 4 medium-size firm pears, cored and chopped
  • 2 medium-size green cooking apples, cored and chopped
  • 1 medium-size red apple, cored and chopped
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 orange, peeled and thinly sliced (seedless)
  • 1 lemon, peeled and thinly sliced (remove seeds)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup diced dried apricots
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


Have ready, 8 sterilized pint jars, lids, and rings.

Combine fruits in large heavy kettle. Stir in sugar and honey until well blended. Add cinnamon sticks. Heat slowly to a boil, stirring often. Lower heat and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Remove cinnamon sticks and stir in walnuts. Immediately ladle into prepared jars to within 1/2-inch of the top. Wipe tops well with a clean dampened cloth or paper towel. Seal and process 10 minutes in hot water bath. 8 pints.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My Files
Submitted By: Joy Bowers
Winter Fruit Conserve