What better way to use gifted peper jelly than to spice up your cocktails? This beverage is sweet and sour with a sublte hotness. Serve a drink that is fun, different, and just plain smart at your next fall or holiday get-together.

Karen Rankin
Recipe by MyRecipes

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Credit: Daniel Agee; Food Styling: Blakeslee Giles; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

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active:
15 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Serves 12 (serving size: 4 oz.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine red pepper jelly and water in a small saucepan over medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, until jelly is dissolved and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat, and cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.

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  • Combine pepper jelly syrup, bourbon, lemon juice, and bitters in a large pitcher filled with ice; stir until blended. Add ginger ale, and stir to blend. Serve immediately in glasses filled with ice; garnish with lemon slices.

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