7 cups unsweetened bottled apple juice
1 package (1-3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
2 teaspoons butter
1 cup red-hot candies
9 cups sugar
Place the apple juice in a large kettle. Stir in pectin and butter. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in candies until dissolved. Stir in sugar; return to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Pour hot mixture into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 5 minutes in a boiling-water bath. Yield: about 13 half-pints.
3 cups apple juice
3 cups blackberry juice
3 -5 tablespoons lemon juice
7 cups sugar
Blend 3 cups of apple juice and 3 cups of blackberry juice together in a deep saucepan.
Cook for 5 minutes.
Add the sugar and 3 to 5 tbsp of lemon juice if the fruit juice is not tart enough.
Let the mixture boil for 1 full minute, then remove from heat.
Skim off foam and pour juice into hot, sterile jelly glasses.
Process 5 minutes in a hot water bath.
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.
1 cup of mint leaves, washed, then dried on paper towels
4 cups apple juice
4 cups white sugar
1 box powdered pectin
5 or 6 drops green food coloring
Combine mint leaves, apple juice, food coloring and pectin in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir in sugar until dissolved. Boil for two minutes, remove from heat and skim off foam.
Pour into sterile jars, leaving 1/8 inch headspace. Wipe jar rims, adjust lids and rings. If desired, process in a hot water bath for five minutes.