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2 cups chopped sweet cherries
Juice of one lime
zest of one lime
4 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1 box (1.75 oz) Fruit pectin
1.) Combine cherries, lime zest, lime juice and sugar then set aside.
2.) In a sauce pan over medium heat combine water and pectin.
3.) Stir pectin mixture until just boiling and boil one minute while stirring constantly.
4.) Pour Pectin mixture onto cherries and stir for 3 minutes.
5.) Fill sterilized jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace.
6.) Wipe rims, place on lids and rings and put in a hot water bath for 25 minutes.
7.) Remove jars and allow to cool for 24 hours before storing in your pantry.
Yield: 6 half pint jelly jars.