This is another recipe that needs to be started the night before.
2 pounds firm, ripe fruit
4 cups sugar
Juice of one lemon
Peel cantaloupe and cut into thin slices 1" long. Mix sugar with fruit and lt sit all night in a cool place. Add lemon juice and cook until clear. Pour into hot and sterilized jars. Seal and turn upside down for 5 minutes or process for 5 minutes in boiling water bath. Cool, label, and store.