Spiced Peaches

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  • 6 pounds fresh peaches
  • 2 ounces broken stick cinnamon
  • 1 ounce whole cloves
  • 3 pounds granulated sugar
  • 1 pint vinegar
  • 1 cup water


  1. Dip peaches in hot water and peel.
  2. Tie spices in a muslin bag.
  3. Combine sugar, vinegar, water and spices. Boil until clear, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stick a clove in each peach. Add peaches to jar, enough to fill one jar at a time and cook until tender (8 to 10 peaches).
  5. Put a stick of cinnamon in each jar.
  6. Fill each jar to overflowing with hot syrup.