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3 cups water
1 box powdered pectin
1 package unsweetened drink powder such as Kool-Aid or Wyler’s, any flavor
3 cups sugar

Mix water, pectin and drink powder together. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar. Stir and bring to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Quickly skim off foam with a large metal spoon. Ladle into hot, sterilized jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims. Put on hot lids and canning rings. Process in a boiling water canner using the hot pack method.

Boiling water canner

Processing time at altitudes of

0 -1,000 ft 1,001 - 6,000 ft Above 6,000 ft
4-ounce, half pints  or pints 5 minutes 10 minutes 15 minutes

Makes about 10 4-ounce jars or 5 8-ounce jars.



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