Kool-Aid Jelly (Many Flavors) (For Jelly Queen)

READY IN: 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (1/4 ounce) packages unsweetened Kool-Aid powdered drink mix, any flavor
  • 6
  • 2
    (6 ounce) bottles liquid pectin or (2 ounce) packages dry pectin
  • 2
    (1/4 ounce) packages unflavored gelatin
  • 6
    cups sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon margarine (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large stockpot add Kool Aid and cold water.
  • Stir in pectin and unflavored gelatin.
  • Let set five minutes until softened. Then stir and bring to a boil.
  • Add sugar and margarine. Bring to a rolling boil for 2 minutes.
  • Take off the burner, skim.
  • Note:The margarine cuts down the foam.
  • Pour into sterile hot jars.
  • Wipe rims and adjust the seal and bands tightly.
  • Process in a hot water bath in your canner for five minutes. Make sure the water covers the lids.
  • Remove the jars, turn upside down on a rack or cotton towels on the counter.
  • Do not move the jars until cool.
  • This makes 12 8 ounce jars of jelly.
  • I add the Knox unflavored gelatin because my husband likes a firm jelly.
  • I am sure you will be "hooked" with the flavors you can make and the cost is about 45 cents per jar.
  • Some flavors take longer to gel than others.
  • but there is a recipe that works to set or gell the jelly in the description of recipe.
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