Orange-Fig Jam

Oxmoor House
Serve this honey-colored jam alongside goat cheese or 1/3-less-fat cream cheese with assorted crackers. The recipe makes a lot, so store in decorative jars in your refrigerator to serve to unexpected guests and at impromptu parties. Tie on a pretty ribbon to present as a hostess gift.

Yield:

64 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 37
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 10 mg

Ingredients

1 3/4 cups water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
2 (7-ounce) packages dried Calimyrna figs, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon grated orange rind

Preparation

1. Place all ingredients except orange rind in a 2 1/2-quart electric slow cooker; stir until sugar dissolves. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Stir in orange rind.

2. Place half of fig mixture in a food processor; process until smooth. Pour into a bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining fig mixture. Ladle jam into hot sterilized jars. Cover jars with metal lids; screw on bands. Cool to room temperature. Chill thoroughly; store in refrigerator.

Note:

Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight

September 2012