Apple Pepper Jelly

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This recipe is a tasty accompaniment to roasts, cold meats or cream cheese. Prep time includes cooling time.

Top Review by Bonnie G 2

We have so many apples ripe on the trees I've been looking for as many recipes as I can find. Love pepper jelly so gave this a try. So easy, don't even have to peel or core the apples. It is sweet but I just upped the amount of pepper and it was fine. Looks so pretty too. I also added a few drops of yellow food color for appearance. Great recipe, love it

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring apples and water to boil in heavy large saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until apples are falling apart, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.
  3. Cool 30 minutes.
  4. Press apple mixture through fine strainer into heavy large saucepan.
  5. Puree green peppers and chilies with 2 cups sugar in processor or blender.
  6. Add to apples.
  7. Mix in remaining 3 cups sugar and vinegar.
  8. Boil over medium heat 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  9. Add pectin and boil exactly 2 minutes.
  10. Stir in red pepper.
  11. Pour into sterilized jars and seal.
  12. Shake jars occasionally as jelly cools to distribute peppers evenly.
  13. Store in cool dry place.

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