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How to Make Homemade Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

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Written by Margie Lynn   



How to Make Homemade JalapeƱo Pepper Jelly

If you have lots of jalapeno peppers you do not know what to do with; make them into Homemade Jalapeno Pepper Jelly. It is delicious served over a block of cream cheese with cracker or as a condiment with meat. It is easy to make, and is a great gift for any occasion.

Ingredients needed for Homemade Jalapeno Pepper Jelly:
1/4 cup jalapeno peppers, ground
3/4 cups sweet pepper, ground
6 1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups cider vinegar
1- 6 fluid ounce bottle liquid pectin

Directions for making Homemade Jalapeno Pepper Jelly:
Step 1: Wash and remove stems from jalapeno and sweet peppers and grind in food processor.
Step 2: Add ground pepper, sugar and cider vinegar in large saucepot.
Step 3: Bring to a boil; boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Step 4: Stir in liquid pectin. Return to a rolling boil and boil hard 5 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Step 4: Skim foam, if necessary.
Step 5: Pour into hot, sterilized jars and top with sterilized lids. Secure lids with bands and allow jars to cool slowly, creating a seal.
Makes about 5 pints.

Tips:
Sterilize jars lids and rings in the dishwasher.
Great served as an appetizer over a block of cream cheese with crackers or as a condiment with meat.
Add red and green jalapeno and sweet peppers for more color.
May stir in a few drops of green food coloring, if desired.
For a milder jelly take the seeds out of some or all of the jalapenos.
Homemade Jalapeno Pepper Jelly makes a great gift for any occasion.

Warning:
Do not double recipe. Just make another batch, it will not set up.






Comments (4)add comment

jswana said:

jswana
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I love these peppers and the recipe to make them jelly is great. Thanks for sharing another delight! And congrats....just noticed your great article on front page!
 
July 25, 2010
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jswana said:

jswana
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I love these peppers and the recipe to make them jelly is great. Thanks for sharing another delight! And congrats....just noticed your great article on front page!
 
July 25, 2010
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djeff37 said:

djeff37
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sounds pretty interesting jelly. But worth a try. Thanks fr the sharing.
 
January 06, 2011
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unclebiff said:

unclebiff
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I have had this kind of jelly before but never knew how to make it. Thanks.
 
January 12, 2011
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