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Hot Pepper Pecan Jelly

Condiments, Dressings, Sauces

  • Makes 3 jars.


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 oz. liquid pectin Red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup crushed toasted pecans


In a large saucepan, combine water, hot pepper sauce, lemon juice, and sugar. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Add pectin and a few drops of red food coloring. Let mixture come to a full rolling boil and continue boiling for 30 seconds. Add pecans. Remove from heat and skim off all the foam. Pour into three 8-oz. canning jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace in each one. Wipe rims of jars and put lids on. Process 5 minutes in a boiling water bath. Tighten lids.

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