Apple Scrap Jelly

Kat Strickland


I hate to waste anything, so this uses the scraps from my apple pie jam to make jelly, and I still give the leftover pulp to my chickens!

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peels, cores, leftover scraps from making apple jam
1 tsp
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 c
lemon juice
1/2 tsp


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1add scraps to bowl of 1/4 cup lemon juice, and 4 cups water...let soak

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2put scraps into an 8 cup bowl, add lemon water until you reach 7cups total { I use the lemon water that I soaked my jam apple slices in}

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3Pour into clean pot, bring to a rolling boil, cover, and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes, until scraps are soft

4Mash scraps with a potato masher, cool.

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5Pour contents into strainer, or you can put a piece of cheesecloth into a strainer bowl , and allow to drain into a separate clean bowl...add water by the cup until you reach 7 cups of liquid.

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6Pour this liquid into a clean pot, add 9 cups sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp Vanilla Extract, and 2 packages liquid pectin, and 1/2 tsp butter

7Bring to a rolling boil, keep stirring until you reach 220 degrees, [about 12 minutes]... boil for 2 minutes at220 degrees, remove from heat, and ladle into prepared jelly jars. Process 15 minutes in water bath canner, cool, remove, and let stand over night.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #apple, #Jelly