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4 oz jars of pepper jelly

Simple Pepper Jelly

Easy to make pepper jelly
Course Jelly
Cuisine Canning
Keyword Canning, gift giving, holiday gift idea, Preserving, waterbath canning
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 4oz jars
Calories 44kcal
Cost 10


  • water bath canner
  • jar lifter
  • lid magnet
  • jar funnel
  • 4 oz Ball jars with lids and rings


  • 1.5 cups green peppers,banana peppers and red peppers if you prefer hot you can add jalepeno peppers
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 packet liquid pectin


  • combine your 1.5 cups of combined peppers in food processor and process to small pieces
  • In a large stainless steel pot combine your processed peppers, sugar and vinegar
  • Boil at high heat, being sure to stir constantly for 1 minute
  • Add in the liquid pectin and boil for one more minute
  • Remove from heat and directly put into sterilized jars
  • Put on lids and rings, being sure to screw tight
  • Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes
  • Remove from canner and allow to cool for 10 minutes or so
  • Be sure to listen for the lips popping which signifies they have properly sealed


Be sure to turn your jars upside down so that the bits of peppers will be disbursed throughout the jelly and not settle to the top or bottom.
If your jars do not seal properly they can be used immediately.