California Apricot Pickle

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Hostess helper that’s spicy, colorful and excellent with lamb


  • 4 qts. apricots
  • Whole cloves
  • 4 c. sugar


  • Stick each apricot with 2 or 4 cloves.
  • Bring sugars, vinegar and cinnamon sticks (may be tied in cheesecloth) to a boil. Add 2 qts. apricots and simmer gently until soft. Remove fruit and repeat with remaining apricots.
  • Remove cinnamon. Fill hot jars with fruit to within ½" from top; pour on syrup, making certain it covers fruit. Adjust lids. Process in