Spiced Blackberry Preserves Recipe

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Lori Dunn
Spiced Blackberry Preserves, one tasty recipe for all the blackberry pickers out there.

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Put up a pound of blackberries with the Spiced Blackberry Preserves recipe.

1 pound blackberries
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cloves
3 ounces pectin (1/2 of 6-ounce bottle) 

In kettle or large pot, combine berries, sugar, lemon juice and spices. Bring to rolling boil and boil hard, uncovered, for 1 minute while stirring. Remove pot from heat and stir in pectin. Skim foam, then pour into sterilized half-pint jars and seal. Yields 5 to 6 half-pints.