Ingredients

How to make it

  • Combine peppers, sugar, and vinegar in a nonaluminum saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Boil 3 minutes; stir in pectin.
  • Boil, stirring constantly, one minute.
  • Remove from heat, and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
  • Remove pieces of peppers.
  • Add amount of food coloring to obtain desired shade of red or green
  • Pour into hot, sterilized jars, filling to 1/4 inch from top.
  • Wipe jar rims to obtain optimum seal.
  • Cover at once with metal lids, and screw-on bands; cool completely.
  • Jars will seal as they cool.
  • Store in refrigerator.
  • Serfve with cream cheese and a variety of crackers or use as a side dish as a relish to accompany meats.
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Pepper jelly is sooooo good on some crackers with cream cheese. I haven't made this yet but I am saving this recipe for sure!
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  • lilliancooks 4 years ago
    I love pepper jelly with cream cheese and crackers! I've served it at parties and my guests always love it too! This stuff is very exspensive to buy...about $5 for an 8oz jar! I really have to try and make it one day!
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  • joyride 4 years ago
    Kind words...awwww shucks. Truly, thanks all. While I'm at it, this makes the home food Christmas gift giving easy but it's also well received in gift baskets throughout the year or as a "welcome" gift to a new neighbor!!
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    " It was excellent "
    tablescape ate it and said...
    This is so good. Thanks for the recipe. Haven't had it in so long; what a nice reminder.
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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    ~HELLO~
    This 'Southern Recipe' is GREAT served
    so many ways! "5"FORK!!!!!
    ~*~mj~*~
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  • 22566 4 years ago
    Heck...Your right...why wait for Christmas when you can enjoy this year round.

    Great Recipe!

    Kind Regards

    Joyce
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  • joyride 4 years ago
    Thank You!! I keep this at my house
    ALL the time. It gives a nice kick to pork and beef dishes as well as the fantastic cream cheese and cracker occasion. I love to set a plate out for movie night.
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    this is one of my favorite jellies...love it with cream cheese or on cheese.. five forks
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