Fig Preserves 3

2 cups Figs
3 cups Sugar
1 Sliced Lemon

*** Combine figs and sugar in a (2 quart) measure. Cover loosely and let sit 8 hours or over night. Stir in lemon slices.

*** Microwave (high 100%) 15 to 20 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and coats the tines of a fork. Remove lemon slices.

*** Pour preserves into hot sterilized jars. Top with rubber banded lids and screw tops. Process 20 minutes in a boiling water bath. Let stand until cool. Check to be sure lids have sealed.

Yield: 4 Half Pints

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana