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Help! My jelly isn't setting up...?

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Help! My jelly isn't setting up...?

gentry | Dec 16, 2007 02:47 PM

I made some prickly pear and muscat jelly as gifts for christmas...I'm no jelly expert...and unfortunately the jellies are not setting. I'm wondering what I can do to fix it at this point. Can I put the jars back in a waterbath (they're already sealed) and cook them and get them to set that way?
Is it worth taking them all out of the jars and re-cooking the mixture? If I do that, do I need more pectin? How long/what temp does it need to get to for the pectin to set? They're beautiful and they taste good...it's just more of a syrup than a jelly. PLEASE HELP! I've got to get them in the mail in the next day or so!
Any thoughts would be great!

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