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Pepper Jelly

Pepper Jelly is an addictive treat that is great for get-togethers!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Pepper Jelly
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 240 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 4 c. finely chopped peppers any type of pepper: bell, Anaheim, jalapeno, etc.
  • 1 c. vinegar
  • 5 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 box 1.75 oz pectin


  1. Mix everything together in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat.
  2. Keep boiling for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour hot jelly into clean, hot jars; leaving 1/4" head space.
  4. Seal jars and adjust caps.

Recipe Notes

[My 2 cents]
You can process them in a water bath if you like for 10 minutes. I just let them cool on the tabletop. You will know they are sealed when you hear the pop! The jelly can be stored for several years.

Adapted from My friend, Zoey P.

Nutrition Facts
Pepper Jelly
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Sugar 60g67%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 38.1mg46%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.