Candy Apple Jelly

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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

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

How to Make Candy Apple Jelly

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.

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About Candy Apple Jelly

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




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