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  • Writer's pictureKanning Kathy

The Wonderful Potential of Pepper Jelly

Whether you are hosting a cozy holiday gathering or a fancy formal cocktail party, pepper jelly can be your appetizer's best friend.

Crackers- spread cream cheese over your favorite cracker and top with a dollop of pepper jelly. If you aren't a fan of cream cheese look no further than goat cheese as your substitute.

Cocktail Meatballs - Put 1 jar of my pepper jelly with homemade or frozen meatballs into a crockpot on low heat. Heat until meatballs are cooked through. Easy peasy!

Charcuterie Plate- Nestle a little bowl of this jelly near the sliced meats, grapes and crackers for a spreadable dip. Also, while we are speaking of Charcuterie, you can use the pepper jelly as a topping on baked brie.

Candied Bacon - Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil (to catch any drips) then place a cooling rack on the sheet.  Put the bacon on the cooling racks and coat with a glaze of my pepper jelly.  Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees (flip at 10 minutes) or until bacon is crisp.

Get a jar of my pepper jelly from my online shop!

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