Uncooked Jam

UNCOOKED JAM

3 cups crushed berries (about 1 1/2 quarts fresh berries)
5 cups sugar
1 package powdered pectin
1 cup water

Sort and wash ripe berries; drain. Remove caps and stems and crush. Measure 3 c. prepared berries into a large mixing bowl. Add sugar, mixing well; let stand 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Dissolve pectin in water; bring to a boil and boil 1 minute. Add pectin solution to berries and stir until sugar is totally dissolved. Pour into freezer containers. Cover and let stand for 24 hours or until jam has set; then refrigerate or freeze. Makes 7 half pint jars

Notes:
*Be sure to measure exactly in order to get it to set properly.
*May be doubled.