Crock-Pot Candy Cane Jelly

Crock-Pot Candy Cane JellyWhile making this I thought “what would I use this on”.    The answer: dip pretzels in it or mix in with ice cream.    Even on crackers!.

Crock-Pot Candy Cane Jelly
Recipe Type: Other
Author: Lady Katie
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 10 hours
Total time: 10 hours 30 mins
Serves: lots
  • 12 Apples
  • 6 Cups Water
  • 12 Small Individually Wrapped Candy Canes
  • 4 Cups Sugar
  • 1 Box Sure-Jell
  1. Heat Apples and Water in Crock-Pot until apples are mushy. (about 6-7 hours on low)
  2. Put apple mixture in cheese cloth.
  3. Hang (or use a collander) cheese cloth over bowl allowing juice to drip out.
  4. Add 6 cups apple juice back to crock-pot and heat on high for 1 hour.
  5. Add candy canes to juice and stir until candy canes melt.
  6. Heat on high for 30 minutes.
  7. Add sugar and stir.
  8. Heat on high for 30 minutes.
  9. Add sure-Jell and stir until dissolved.
  10. Transfer liquid mixture to a pan and place on stove.
  11. Cook on high until mixture comes to a rolling boil.
  12. Test mixture on spoon to see if it gels, if so then it is ready for jars.
  13. Once jars are filled, put lids and rings on while hot and you will get a perfect seal and no need for the water bath.

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  1. Debbie says

    I am trying to make this recipe. I selected a bag of red delicious apples and cooked them on low for 6 hours in my crockpot. They are currently giving up their juice. But I don’t see how I will get 6 cups of juice as their is not even 6 cups in total. Can I use regular store-bought apple juice to get me to the 6 cups? Can’t wait to try it!

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