Orange Pears are a delicious canning treat.
These Orange Pears are relatively simple and quick to make.
Emery Lawson, Cassopolis, Michigan, writes that he and his wife have been canning for more than 50 years; they are both now in their 70s. “My canning books are ones that I have had for a long time. This one comes from the canning book by Ball Corporation.”
1. Make a medium syrup of one part sugar to two parts water, making enough to cover pears in a stainless steel slow cooker (do not use aluminum pots). Add two cinnamon sticks and the rind of 1⁄4 orange per quart of pears. Cook pears for about 5 to 6 minutes in hot syrup.
2. Remove cinnamon sticks and orange rinds. Hot pack pears in jars. Process in hot-water bath for 20 (pints) to 25 minutes (quarts).
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