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Pepper Jelly


  • 3/4 cup ground red or green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup ground hot pepper
  • 6 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 (6 ounce) package fruit pectin
  • Red or green food coloring


  1. Wash and seed peppers. Grind. Mix all ingredients. Bring to boil and boil 5 minutes.
  2. Let cool for 5 minutes, then add 6 ounces fruit pectin.
  3. Add two or three drops of food coloring (red if you've used red bell peppers or green if green bell peppers were used).

Yield: 3 pints

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