Freezer Cherry Jam 3 cups pitted and ground cherries 1 box powdered pectin 5 cups Sugar 1 cup Water Mix cherries and sugar and let stand for 20 minutes. Combine pectin and water and boil for l minute stirring constantly. Add pectin to cherries and sugar and stir for 2 minutes. Pour into freezer containers or canning jars leaving a half inch head room. Cover and refrigerate until set. Store in refrigeratoor or freezer.