easy peach preserves

makes 2 pints

1/3 cup/1.65 ounces peeled, shredded summer apples

3 cups/14 ounces peeled, finely diced fresh peaches

2/3 cup/5 ounces sugar

Add ingredients to a microwave-safe glass bowl. Stir to mix well. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH for 6 minutes until boiling and bubbly. Carefully remove bowl using a kitchen towel or pot holders. Stir and return to microwave. Cook on HIGH for 8 to 10 more minutes, until thick and jammy. Transfer to clean, sterilized canning jars and process in a hot water bath, or store in a sealed jar in the refrigerator for up to one month.

*note: times are based on using a 1000 watt microwave.