Diabetic Peach Preserves

Diabetic Peach Preserves

2 1/2 to 3 lb. ripe peaches (10 to 12)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 package (1 3/4 oz) no sugar needed pectin
7 1/4 t equal measure, 24 packets equal sweetener or 1 cup equal spoonful

Peel, pit and finely chop peaches; measure 4 cups into saucepan. Stir in lemon juice and pectin. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring frequently. cook and stir until boiling. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Remove heat; stir in equal. Skim off foam.

Immediately ladle into freezer containers, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Seal and ladle containers. Let stand at room temperature for several hours or until set. Store up to 2 weeks in refrigerator or 6 months in freezer.

Makes 8 ( 1/2 pint jars).