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Candied Jalapenos

These homemade Candied Jalapenos are the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. They are easy to make and oh-so delicious.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Candied Jalapenos
Servings: 16
Author: Susie Bulloch (heygrillhey.com)


  • 10 to 12 jalapenos sliced into rings
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon celery seeds


  • Bring all ingredients to a boil. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. 
    10 to 12 jalapenos, 1 ½ cups water, 1 cup white sugar, ½ cup white vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon celery seeds
  • Simmer the jalapenos. Once the liquid is boiling, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool. Remove the saucepan from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Store and enjoy. Once cooled, transfer to a lidded glass jar or container. These candied jalapenos can be stored in a sealed glass container in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.



Calories: 2kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 2mg