Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
- 4 cups cooked and mashed pumpkin
- 1 (2-ounce) package powdered pectin
- 4-1/2 cups sugar
- 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 teaspoon unsalted butter
Preparation:Place pumpkin in a heavy kettle. Stir in pectin. Place over high heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and butter. Continue stirring and bring to a full rolling boil. Boil hard exactly 4 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir 5 minutes.
Ladle jam into 1/2 pint hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space. Adjust caps according to manufacture's directions. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath. After cooling, check seals.
Yield: 6 (1/2-pint) jars