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apricot jalapeno jelly

This is the perfect baked brie topper, or to serve with crackers and sharp cheddar as a snack or appetizer. It is tangy, slightly sweet and has a nice jalapeno bite!

It is sooooooo darn good- you've got to try this!

4 cups fresh apricots
3/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 cups of sugar
1 pouch pectin
3-4 finely chopped jalapeno peppers
1 finely diced pepper (yellow, red or orange)
1. Combine peppers, apricots, jalapenos, vinegar and sugar in a medium stainless steel or enamel saucepan.  Bring to a full boil over high heat and boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.  Add pectin; return to a boil and boil rapidly for 1 minute (or longer to achieve desired consistency). Remove from heat.
2. Ladle into sterilized jars and process in a  for the Shorter Time Processing Procedure- 5 minutes, with additional minutes if altitude is over 300 ft.
Makes 4-5 half pint jars!
This recipe has been adapted from The Complete Book of Year-Round Small Batch Preserving by Ellie Topp & Margaret Howard.


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Hi! It would be super awesome if you could share more of your technique, and a picture of the finished product here. It's great to include links back to your site, but I think you might get more response if you can share more with us here!
Thanks for your comments, Scoochmaroo! <br><br>I have posted this instructable as a &quot;recipe&quot; under &quot;photo&quot; and not under &quot;step by step&quot; with multiple photos-- as I have with all of my instructables. <br><br> In this instructable I am not offering the technique of &quot;how to can&quot;, I am only offering the recipe-- mainly because I am still learning the technique of canning myself. <br><br>I sure appreciate your feedback! When there there is a step-by-step instructable that I have to post, I will take your feedback into consideration and include more photos.<br><br>At this time, this is what I am able to do.<br><br>Have a wonderful day!

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