Ingredients 4 c. homemade pumpkin puree OR 1 29-ounce can of solid pack pumpkin ¾ c. apple juice 1 tsp. ginger ½ tsp. cloves 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 ½ c. sugar Combine pumpkin puree, apple juice, spices and sugar in a large saucepan; stir well. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Transfer to a sterile container and chill in the refrigerator until serving. You can double the batch and make it in the crock pot instead. It works well with no splattering or stirring. 4-6 hours on low in slow cooker makes it easy, and there is no mess.