Peach Freezer Jam


  • 2 lbs. peaches
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 box Sure-Jell premium fruit pectin (do not substitute another pectin in this recipe; if using a different pectin, follow its manufacturer’s directions on the box.)
  • 3/4 cups water

Peel, quarter and gently mash peaches with a potato masher or chop into a fine dice.  Add lemon juice and sugar, toss together and let them sit for 10 minutes.  Meanwhile, bring pectin and water to a boil.  Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.  Add this mixture to the fruit mixture and stir for at least 3 minutes, until sugar is completely dissolved. 

Ladle into 1-cup glass or plastic jars, leaving 1/2 " head room at the top of he container.  Cover and let stand for 24 hours at room temperature to set.

Freeze up to 1 year or hold in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.