Golden Pear-Vanilla Jam

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 pint

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pure Vanilla: Irresistible Recipes and Essential Techniques

By Shauna Sever

Published 2012

  • About

Vanilla lovers, this jam’s for you. Cooked pears are wonderfully neutral and let the vanilla shine.


  • 6 cups peeled, cored, and chopped pears (from about 5 medium pears)
  • 4 cups


  • In a canning pot or other large pot big enough to hold 6 half-pint jars, boil the jars in water for 10 minutes to sterilize. Remove from heat, drop in the jar lids, and cover pot to keep jars and lids hot while you make the jam.
  • In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, such as a Dutch oven, combine pears,