Candy Apple Jelly

Tess Geer

By
@dmsgrl

This jelly is simple, thrifty and so good. It really does taste like Candy Apples! I make it every year for holiday gifts. Love its festive color! Top cream cheese with it for a wonderful dip, or make cream cheese and jelly finger sandwiches on cinnamon bread. Delicious!


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Serves:

6 1/2 pints

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
apple juice
1/2 c
red hot cinnamon candies
1 pkg
liquid pectin
2 tsp
butter
4 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare jars and rings.
2
Measure sugar into a bowl and set aside near stove.
3
Combine apple juice, red hots and pectin in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly.
4
Add sugar all at one time. Continue to stir constantly. Add butter. Once liquid returns to a full boil, continue to cook and stir for two minutes.
5
After two minutes, remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary. Ladle into clean, hot jars. Wipe rims clean and place lids. Add rings and tighten to finger tip tight.
6
Process for five minutes in boiling water canner. If using a steam canner, process for five minutes starting when a full plume of steam emerges from the canner.
7
Remove to a clean dish towel and let rest for six hours. Check for seal and wipe clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy