Combine and let it sit for 8 hours
Bring Mix to a boil for 8 min. Remove from heat and add 1tbs red food coloring (if using pie cherries) and 2 Tlbs almond extract. Boil again for 2 minutes and remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 bottle of Certo pectin (or one packet) and stir for 5 minutes and put in jam jars that seal. Eat the ones that dont seal first.