Hot Pepper Jelly

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Recipe by GhostRider

Hot Pepper Jelly

This hot pepper jelly is great on everything. Typically served with meats or on a cracker with cream cheese. It's great on a hot homemade baking powder biscuits with cream cheese,
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Calories 200 kcal


  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped jalapeño pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 6 ounces pectin
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes


  • Chop the peppers. Put the peppers and vinegar in a food processor and puree.
  • Pour the puree into a large pot and add the sugar. Bring to a boil and boil for 4 minutes, skimming any foam that rises.
  • Stir in the pectin and continue boiling for 1 minute. Skim the foam from the top. Remove from the heat and let sit for 5 minutes; skim the foam again. Stir in the red pepper flakes.
  • Pour into hot sterilized jelly jars. Hot bath for 10 minutes. Store in a cool place.

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10 thoughts on “Hot Pepper Jelly

    • Philip says:

      Don’t understand why they put one serving. I’m trying to remember how many jelly jars it made. I want to say it is 6 to 8.

  1. Selma says:

    Thank you so much for this recipe! My hubby helped me make our first ever hit pepper jelly. It was easy and we love the taste!

    • Mike says:

      Anytime you see pectin added at the end and boiled 1min. it is usualy liquide. powder is normaly added at the start and is more jor jams

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