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Hot-and-Spicy Cranberry-Pear Chutney

Yield Makes 8 cups


  • 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 (6-ounce) package sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 (10 1/2-ounce) jars pear preserves
  • 1 (10 1/2-ounce) jar hot jalapeno jelly
  • 1 (9-ounce) jar hot mango chutney
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan, stirring constantly. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until cranberry skins pop.

  2. Stir in pear preserves and remaining ingredients; simmer mixture, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool. Pour into hot sterilized jars, and seal. Store in refrigerator up to 1 month.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Craisins for sweetened dried cranberries.