Apricots - Apricot Butter

Updated: Apr 20, 2018

10 cups apricots (sliced)

1/2 cup water


2 tablespoons orange juice (concentrate)

1 tablespoon grated orange rind

Wash, pit, and slice apricots.  Add water and cook until soft.  Press through sieve.  Measure and to cup pulp add 2/3 cup sugar.  Add juice and grated orange rind. Cook until thick (about 10-15 minutes).  Pour into sterilized Kerr jars to within a 1/2 inch of top.  Put on cap, screw band firmly tight. And process in boiling water bath 10 minutes. Yield: 8 eight oz. jars