Herbed Apple Jelly


3 cups sweetened apple juice
1 (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin
2 sprigs fresh Herbs… basil, rosemary, thyme, mint, sage
4 1⁄2 cups sugar


Prepare home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions.
Combine apple juice and pectin is a large saucepan.
Tie herbs in a cheesecloth bag and add to juice mixture.
Bring mixture to a boil over high heat.
Add sugar until dissolved.
Return to a rolling boil.
Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Discard cheesecloth bag.
Remove from heat.
Skim foam, if necessary.
Ladle hot jelly into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
Wipe jar rim clean.
Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass.
Screw band down evenly and firmly.
Process 5 minutes in a boiling water canner.