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The end of summer peppers are amazing bright and the diversity of heat has given me a great idea. How about a Cowboy Candy using a combination of sweet and hot peppers?

Rainbow Cowboy Candy

Here is my rainbow of peppers and the basic recipe again for pickled peppers, jalapenos or others! 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20


  • 1 lbs fresh various peppers, sliced
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Slice peppers into rings. Mix cider vinegar, sugar, celery seed, garlic, and cayenne to boil. Reduce for 5 minutes to a simmer.
  • Add jalapenos at the simmer for 5 minutes more. Load sterilized jars with jalapenos first and add liquid filling the jars leaving a 1/4 headspace.
  • Process in a water bath for 15 minutes.
  • Makes 2 pints or 4 half pints
Keyword Rainbow Cowboy Candy