Pepper Jelly

Pepper Jelly Recipe

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Susan Bickta


This jelly makes a beautiful holiday gift if made with red and green bell peppers. Place in a gift basket with a block of cream cheese, a box of crackers and a nice serving dish. To serve, place block of cheese on dish and top with jelly. Spread on crackers.


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3/4 c
1 c
minced peppers (mixed bell pepper and hot pepper if desired)
3/4 c
apple cider vinegar
3 ounce package liquid pectin

How to Make Pepper Jelly


  • 1Combine the sugar, minced peppers and vinegar in a deep 2 1/2 to 3 quart microwave safe bowl.
  • 2Microwave on HIGH for 8 minutes.
  • 3Stir in the pectin and microwave on HIGH for 2-2 1/2 minutes. Skim off foam.
  • 4Pour into sterilized jelly jars or freezer containers. Cover with lids.
  • 5Invert for 1 to 2 hours to disperse peppers.
  • 6Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year.

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About Pepper Jelly

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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