Amaretto Peach Conserve

The Amaretto is fantastic and because it's heated through in the water bath the almond taste is all that is left for flavor. 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 1 cups golden raisins ( we used dried cherries since I don't like raisins)
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 2 lbs peaches, peeled and chopped (4 cups chopped)
  • 4 t. grated orange peel
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 T. bottled lemon juice
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 T. Amaretto


  • Place raisins in a small bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 5 minutes. Place raisins with liquid in a large saucepan.
  • Add peaches and orange peel. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until peaches are tender;
  • Stir in orange and lemon juices; return to a boil. Add sugar. Cook uncovered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Add pecans; cook 5 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; stir in Amaretto.
  • Carefully ladle hot mixture into hot half pint jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe rims and adjust lids.
  • Processin in water bath for 10 minutes (recipe says 5 minutes) Makes 5 half pints.
Keyword Amaretto, Amaretto Peach Conserve, Peach