Rinse the dandelions quickly in cold water and snip off the stems and green collars under the blossoms.
Boil the petals in 1pint of water for 3 minutes. Cool and strain, pressing the petals with your fingers to extract all the juice.
Measure out 3 cups of the dandelion liquid and place in a saucepan, Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 package of powdered fruit pectin (1 ¾ ounces).
Bring the mixture to the boil. Add 5 ½ cups of sugar, stirring to mix well. Continue stirring, and boil the mixture for 2-½ minutes.
Pour into small glass Jars and cover.