Strawberry Preserves

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

An heirloom recipe for a great national favorite—colorful and luscious


  • 4 c. hulled strawberries
  • 3 c. sugar


  • Add sugar to berries and let stand 10 minutes or until juices start to flow. (Some cooks like to cover them and leave in the refrigerator overnight.)
  • Put berry-sugar mixture in a 4-qt. kettle and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Cook until berries are tender, about 3 minutes. Let stand overnight.
  • Next morning bring preserves t