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Grandma's Strawberry Freezer Jam

Our Grandma's Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe is quick and easy to make.  Perfect for those fresh strawberries we all enjoy during the summer months, this strawberry freezer jam is simple to put together.
Prep Time30 mins
Resting time1 d
Total Time1 d 30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: freezer jam with fresh strawberries, strawberry freezer jam
Servings: 4 pints
Author: Barbara


  • 4 cups fresh strawberries washed and hulled
  • 8 cups sugar
  • 1 1.75 oz. box powdered pectin
  • 2 cups water


  • Mash strawberries to desired consistency. If you like a smooth jam, finely mash strawberries. Leave bigger chunks of strawberries, if desired.
  • Add sugar to strawberries and let stand for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir pectin into water, bring to a boil, and let boil rapidly for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from the stove. Add strawberries and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Pour into jelly or pint jars. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 24 to 48 hours.
  • Seal and store in freezer until ready to use.
  • Store in refrigerator once opened.