Cactus-Date Conserve


  • 2 cups prickly pear cactus, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 dozen dates, stoned and cut into pieces
  • Juice and grated rind of 1 orange
  • 2 slices pineapple, thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, broken


  1. Cook slowly until of desired consistency. Five minutes before removing from heat, add nuts.

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