HOT PEPPER JELLY (Shirley's)

Teresa G.

By
@BlueGinghamApron

A few weeks ago, my husband came home from our friends' place with an emerald green jar of homemade pepper jelly. It was delicious! He also brought the recipe. I haven't made a batch yet, but this is the recipe Shirley used, so I KNOW it's great! I'm posting it "as written." Thanks, Shirley!


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Serves:

3 pints (or 6 half pint jars)

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

2 c
ground bell pepper
1/2 c
ground hot peppers
7 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
white vinegar
1 bottle
liquid pectin
green food coloring, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring the peppers, vinegar and sugar to a boil.
2
Cook for 6 minutes at a rolling boil, then remove from heat and add the pectin.
3
Return to high heat and boil for 4 more minutes.
4
Add the food coloring as desired.
5
Pour into sterilized jars and seal.