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Apple Cider Jelly


  • 1 quart apple cider
  • 2/3 cup red hots candy
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) package powdered fruit pectin
  • 5 cups granulated sugar


  1. Place apple cider, red hots and pectin in a large kettle, and bring to a full rolling boil. Add sugar; return to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat, skim off any foam.
  2. Pour into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Adjust caps.
  3. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath.

Yield: about 6 half-pints

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