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Cranberry Jam

Cranberry jam is an easy freezer jam recipe that has four kinds of berries! It's the perfect holiday jam recipe!
Course Condiments
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 7 Cups
Calories 47kcal
Author Amy


  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup cherries
  • 1/2 cup cranberries
  • 2 Tablespoons orange zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 2 ounce Box MCP Freezer Pectin
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 4 1/2 cup sugar


  • Mash berries or use processor to finely chop. Measure prepared fruit.
  • Stir in lemon juice.
  • Gradually add pectin and mix thoroughly. Set aside for 30 minutes stirring every 5 minutes.
  • Stir in corn syrup and stir well.
  • Measure sugar. Gradually add sugar and stir constantly until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy.
  • Ladle into clean jars.
  • Let stand at room temperature for 24 hours. Refrigerate for immediate use or freeze for up to 6 months.


  • Any combination of berries will work in this recipe. Be sure to use a total of 3 cups of fruit.
  • Berries should be chopped, but not pureed.
  • Freeze jam for up to 3 months, or refrigerate for up to 3 weeks in airtight containers. Leave an inch of extra space at the top of freezer containers to allow for expansion.


Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 47kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg