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Microwave Red Hot Apple Jelly

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  • 4 cup bottled apple juice
  • 1 pkg powdered pectin
  • 4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup red hot cinnamon candies


Combine apple juice and pectin in a 3 quart, microwave-safe bowl.

Cover with plastic wrap or waxed paper and bring to a boil in the microwave oven on high setting (about 12 to 14 minutes). Stir twice.

Remove from oven; add sugar and cinnamon candies, stirring well. Return to microwave: cook until mixture returns to a rolling boil, about 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Boil hard 1 minute. Remove from oven. Skim foam if necessary.

Pour hot into hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space. Adjust caps.

Process 5 minutes in boiling water bath. Do not attempt to process in microwave oven.

Serving Size: Makes 6 half pints

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