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Slow Cooker Apricot Preserves


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This intensely flavorful preserve is made with dried apricots. In other words, you can make this one even in the middle of winter!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours, 5 minutes


  • 2 cups dried apricots
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 3/4 cups water


Finely chop the apricots in a food processor or with a knife.

Place the apricots in a slow cooker. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice and water. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Uncover and cook on high, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 hours longer or until the mixture has thickened.

Ladle into clean glass jars. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month, or, for shelf storage at room temperature, process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

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