Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr

I love to use this jelly to make a cheese dish at chistmas by mixing a small jar and pouring over 8 ozs. cream cheese, then serving it with ritz crackers.Makes a great and unusual dish for holiday meals.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups apple juice
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • 14 cup red-hot candies

Directions

  1. Combine apple juice and pectin in a large microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Cover with plastic bring to a boil on HIGH setting in the microwae for about 12 to 14 minutes.
  3. Stir twice during cooking.
  4. Remove from microwave; add sugar and red hots, stirring well.
  5. Return to the microwave and cook until the mixture returns to a rolling boil, about 10 or 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Boil hard for 1 minute.
  7. Remove from microwave and skim any foam.
  8. Pour into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  9. Cap and Seal.
  10. Process 5 minutes in a boiling water canner.