Total Time
12hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 hrs

Modified from a typewritten card.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup red jalapeno chile, seeded and chopped
  • 34 cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 14 cups cider vinegar
  • 5 14 cups sugar
  • 1 cup red-hot candies
  • 6 ounces Certo
  • red food coloring


  1. Place peppers and 1/4 c vinegar in blender and blend until thin and soupy. Pour into pot, add sugar, candies and remaining vinegar.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring to melt candies. Remove from heat and skim.
  3. Add Certo and food coloring. Reheat and boil hard for 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and fill scalded jars 1/2 in from top. Seal with scalded lids.
  5. Store overnight to set.