A nod to the South, these easy preserved peaches make a great topping or filling for both sweet and savory applications.



Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 lbs. peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Georgia Peach Spice

Directions

Divide peaches between 4 sterilized pint size canning jars; pack the slices into the jars, leaving ½-inch headspace at the top of the jar. Bring water, honey and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Whisk in Georgia Peach Spice and simmer mixture for about 2 min. Pour hot spiced syrup into prepared jars, making sure peaches are covered and leaving ½-inch headspace at the top of each jar. Seal jars with a 2-piece canning lid. Process jars in a boiling water bath for 25 min. (Tip: Jars should be covered by 1 to 2 inches of water.) Let jars cool completely and make sure lids have sealed. (Tip: The lids shouldn’t bounce back when pressed on.) Refrigerate any jars that didn’t seal; store sealed jars at room temperature and enjoy within 1 year. Use within a few weeks of opening and store in the refrigerator.

Serving Suggestions

Serve over grilled chicken or pork. Toss into green salad or chicken salad. Serve over pound cake with fresh whipped cream. Use as an ice cream topping or stir into yogurt.

Yields

4 pints

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Nutrition

Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Nut-Free
Paleo-Friendly
Vegetarian

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5 stars 2/12/16 sbullen
Last fall I was lucky enough to get my hands on a box of Palisade peaches. I used some of them to make this recipe. Having not canned before, I was surprised how easy this was. I could eat these straight out of the jar but, trying to show some restraint, I have been enjoying them in a yogurt & granola parfait in the mornings. Don't forget to save the syrup for cocktails!