Spicy Pineapple Sticks

Oxmoor House
5 half pints

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon whole cloves
2 teaspoons whole allspice
2 (3-inch) sticks cinnamon, broken
1 large lemon, sliced
4 cups sugar
2 cups white vinegar
2 large pineapples, peeled, cored, and cut into sticks

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients; tie in a cheesecloth bag. Combine spice bag, sugar, and vinegar in a stainless steel stockpot. Bring to a boil. Add pineapple sticks. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes or until pineapple is clear. Remove spice bag; discard.

Pack pineapple into hot sterilized jars, and cover with hot syrup, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Cover with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process in boiling water bath 10 minutes.

Created date

February 2010