Summer is hot pepper jelly making season, and there’s a jackpot of hot peppers in the farmers markets and grocery stores right now ~ maybe your garden is exploding with them! Cook up some of these sweet and spicy hot pepper jellies to enjoy now, and stash some away for fall and holiday entertaining.
Hot pepper jelly with cheese and crackers is one of the easiest and best appetizers ever invented. But there’s so much more you can do with a little jar of sweet hot jelly, like use it as a glaze for meats, poultry, and fish. Or bake it into cocktail meatballs. How about a peanut butter and hot pepper jelly sandwich? Or a Gin and hot pepper jam cocktail?
Depending on the recipe it can be canned for holiday entertaining and gifting, or made as a small batch to gobble up right away.
This is one of the most popular recipes on the blog, it’s been a favorite of readers for years.
This is about as elegant as hot pepper jelly gets, and you can customize it with your favorite wine.
Try this amazing tomato jam on your burgers instead of ketchup ~ you’ll never go back again!
Hot peppers and red sweet peppers give this jelly its bright cheerful color.
Sunny summer nectarines make the perfect counterbalance to the fiery heat of habanero peppers in this chunky jam.
Take the taste of summer with you into fall and winter with this vibrant apricot hot pepper jam. Jalapeños give it a gentle heat.
HOT PEPPER JELLY ~ Bev Cooks
This simple hot pepper jelly recipe uses just jalapeños, resulting in a lovely golden-green clear jelly!
STRAWBERRY HABANERO JAM ~ Shared Appetite
The combination of sweet strawberry and fiery habanero is something you just have to taste for yourself.
PEACH AND PEPPER JAM ~ Seasons and Suppers
Peaches are another readily available summer fruit that make a great pairing with just about any hot pepper!
PINEAPPLE-MANGO-HOT PEPPER JAM ~ Chili Pepper Madness
Pineapples and mangos give this pepper jam a beautiful sunshine-hue!
APPLE HOT PEPPER JELLY ~ ¡Hola! Jalapeño
This glistening spicy apple jelly is almost too pretty to eat.
ORANGE AND PEPPER JELLY ~ Wok & Skillet
If you’re a marmalade lover you’ll flip for this citrusy hot pepper jelly.
PINEAPPLE HABANERO PEPPER JELLY ~ The Café Sucre Farine
This delectable hot pepper jelly tops everything from cream cheese to pork tenderloin.