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Kid-Friendly 3-Ingredient Cherry Jam Recipe

A delicious sweet and tart homemade jam made in 10 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 1 .5 cup of jam
Author: Nancy Polanco


  • 2 cups 500ml Great Value Frozen Dark Sweet Pitted Cherries thawed
  • 2 tbsp 30ml whole chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup of 59ml maple syrup or to taste


  • In a food processor, pulse thawed cherries a few times until they’re broken up but not puréed.
  • Transfer to a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat.
  • Stir in chia seeds and maple syrup and transfer to a container for serving.
  • Jam will set as it cools to room temperature.
  • Cover, refrigerate and use within 10 days.


Yields 1.5 cup of jam, enjoy!