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Hot Pepper Butter

Use for pretzels, sandwiches, or glazes on hams.


  • 1 quart prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 quart cider vinegar
  • 6 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Peppers as follows
  • 36 large, 40 medium or 50 small banana peppers


  1. Seed and chop peppers finely in a food processor.
  2. Mix in remaining ingredients in a large pot; boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly until of desired thickness.
  3. Ladle into hot, sterilized jars.
  4. Attach rings and hot lids, and process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.

Yield: 8 pints

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