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Harvest Honey Fruit Spread

2 cups crushed fresh strawberries

1 cup crushed fresh peaches

1/2 cup crushed fresh blueberries

1/2 cup crushed fresh sweet cherries

1 pkg powdered pectin

2 cups honey

2 tblsp fresh lemon juice

Combine the strawberries, peaches, blueberries, cherries and pectin in a large heavy saucepan.

Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

Cook 1 minute

Add the honey and lemon juice

Return to a rolling boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and skim off the foam.

Ladle into sterilized jars, seal, and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Yield: 2 1/2 pints

any combination of fresh or frozen summer fruits totaling 4 cups will work.

Mine did not set up very firm, very tasty.

from Blue Ribbon Recipes by Polly Bannister

ruth