This is an old recipe from one of my mom’s old cookbooks, Great State Fair Recipes, p 72 (Copyright 1976, Minnesota State Agriculture Society)



  1. place cloves and cinnamon stick into a cloth bag

  2. Work in small quantities for a better product.

  3. Bring sugar and liquids to a boil, insert clove and cinnamon packet

  4. Carefully add enough small, halved and peeled peaches to the syrup.

  5. Simmer gently until they feel done.

  6. Lastly, add a few red cherries.

  7. Pack in hot jars, process 5 minutes in boiling water bath canner.