1 1/2 pounds ripe pears
1 small can crushed pineapple
About 20 maraschino cherries
5 cups sugar
1 box powdered pectin
Peel and core pears. Grind these and the unpeeled orange. Fruits can
be chopped real fine. Add undrained pineapple. Chop cherries.
Combine fruits and you should have 4½ cups. Put into a big saucepan
and add pectin. Place over high heat and stir until mixture comes
to, a hard boil. At once stir in sugar. Bring to a boil again and
boil hard minute, stirring all the while. Remove from heat, skim off
foam, then stir and skim by turns for 5 minutes. Ladle into glasses.
When cool, cover with melted paraffin.