Canning your Own Pears without Sugar

Canning your Own Pears without Sugar

By September 5, 2012

My son LOVES pears so I look for FREE sources of pears in the fall and can them for him to eat all year long. I personally don't enjoy canned fruit but he does, and it makes it much cheaper than buying it all year.

  • Prep Time : 15 minutes
  • Cook Time : 60 minutes



  • Bring water, honey, and lemon juice to a light boil. Then pack your sterilized jars with the peeled, cored, sliced pears, then ladle in the the hot water mixture to cover the pears, leaving 1/2 inch of head space.
  • Place the lids on the jar and process in a water bath for 30 minutes for quarts and 20 minutes for pints.

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