My Favorite Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes

Hot pepper jelly in a jar.

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.


ROSÉ WINE HOT PEPPER JELLY

This is about as elegant as hot pepper jelly gets, and you can customize it with your favorite wine.

Rosé wine hot pepper jelly

GROUND CHERRY JALAPEÑO PEPPER JELLY ~ Picky to Plenty

Ground cherries are in the same family as tomatillos, and have a nice tartness which pairs perfectly with the sweet and spicy flavors of this jalapeño jelly.

Ground cherry hot pepper jelly

HOT PEPPER JELLY ~ Bev Cooks

This simple hot pepper jelly recipe uses just jalapeños, resulting in a lovely golden-green clear jelly!

Hot pepper jelly

STRAWBERRY HABANERO JAM ~ Shared Appetite

The combination of sweet strawberry and fiery habanero is something you just have to taste for yourself.

strawberry habanero hot pepper jelly

HABANERO NECTARINE JAM

Sunny summer nectarines make the perfect counterbalance to the fiery heat of habanero peppers in this chunky jam.

Habanero nectarine jam

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!

peach and pepper jam

SWEET HOT RED PEPPER JAM

Hot peppers and red sweet peppers give this jelly its bright cheerful color.

Sweet hot red pepper jam in small jars with spoon

PINEAPPLE-MANGO-HOT PEPPER JAM ~ Chili Pepper Madness

Pineapples and mangos give this pepper jam a beautiful sunshine-hue!

pineapple mango hot pepper jam

SUPER EASY HOT PEPPER JELLY

This is one of the most popular recipes on the blog, it’s been a favorite of readers for years.

Quick and Easy Hot Pepper jelly

APPLE HOT PEPPER JELLY ~ ¡Hola! Jalapeño

This glistening spicy apple jelly is almost too pretty to eat.

apple hot pepper jelly

ORANGE AND PEPPER JELLY ~ Wok & Skillet

If you’re a marmalade lover you’ll flip for this citrusy hot pepper jelly.

Orange and pepper jelly

PINEAPPLE HABANERO PEPPER JELLY ~ The Café Sucre Farine

This delectable hot pepper jelly tops everything from cream cheese to pork tenderloin.

pineapple habanero hot pepper jelly

HOT PEPPER CRANBERRY JAM

This cranberry hot pepper jam will make the absolute perfect accompaniment to all your holiday spreads.

hot pepper cranberry jam
My favorite hot pepper jams and jelly recipes ~ #appetizer #canning #preserves #homemade #freezer #refrigerator #easy #jalapeno #habanero #pepper #jam #jelly

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    Brandy
    August 2, 2020 at 9:45 am

    Can I can these jellies as I would any preserves? I see that you say let them cool then seal and refrigerate. I want to store them in the pantry instead of the fridge.

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    Susan Milton
    July 25, 2020 at 8:42 pm

    I am looking for a sour cherry and jalapeno jelly recipe. Do you have one? I’m going to be trying a few of the recipes on here this year. They look so good. Susan

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    The Little General
    October 27, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Looking to make some of these recipes.
    Have been canning and making jams and jelly’s for many years. I am always willing to experiment with new recipes.
    These will make awesome gifts.
    Thankbyou

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    Sandra
    August 12, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    Hi, just curious where you get the jars in the various shapes with the glass lids. So beautiful!!

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      Sue
      August 12, 2019 at 5:34 pm

      I love Weck jars, Sandra, I use them all the time. They’re perfect for storage, and they are cannable. Here’s my affiliate link on Amazon to the jars, they come in all kinds of sizes and shapes: you can find them here.

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    Siobhan
    May 18, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    Hi Sue,

    I was wondering if you have ever tried a Rhubarb pepper jelly?

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      Sue
      May 18, 2019 at 5:44 pm

      No but I’m planning at least 2 rhubarb jelly/jam experiments next week, and that’s on my list, I love the idea!

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