Caramel Apple Jam


  • 6 cups peeled and diced Granny Smith or Gala apples
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 package powdered fruit pectin
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Mix apples, water and butter. Cook over low heat, stirring, until apples are soft (but not mushy).
  2. Stir in pectin. Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Add sugars, cinnamon and nutmeg. Return to rolling boil and continue to boil, stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat; skim foam.
  4. Pour into hot jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
  5. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Yield: 7 1/2 pints

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