Thursday, September 10, 2009

Hot Pepper Jelly












I made this a few weeks ago and it is delicious, especially with cream cheese and crackers.

Hot Pepper Jelly
2/3 cup jalapeno peppers
1 bell pepper
1 1/2 cups white vinegar
6 cups sugar
2 packets of Sure Jell
1 teaspoon green food coloring

1. Chop peppers and put in blender with vinegar.
2. Blend well and pour into large boiler.
3. Add sugar and mix well.
4. Bring mixture to a rolling boil and boil for 1 minute.
5. Remove from heat, strain through sieve and return liquid back to a boil.
6. Boil for 5 minutes.
7. Remove from heat.
8. Add Sure Jell and food coloring quickly.
9. Put into prepared 6 (1/2 pint) jars and seal.
10. Boil in a hot water bath for 5 minutes.