Candy Apple Jelly

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With a hint of apple and cinnamon, this jelly spreads cheer from breads to bagels to muffins. Its rosy pink color looks lovely blushing through the food jars I save and decorate with fabric-covered lids.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
48 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups apple juice

  • ½ cup red-hot candies

  • 1 (1.75 ounce) package powdered fruit pectin

  • 4 ½ cups sugar

Directions

  1. In a large kettle, combine apple juice, candies and pectin. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar; return to a full rolling boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; skim off any foam and undissolved candies. Pour hot liquid into hot jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 5 minutes in a boiling-water bath.