- 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.