1 1/2 Cup firmly packed mint leaves
2 1/4 Cup water
2T lemon juice
3 1/2 Cups sugar
1 pouch of liquid pectin
Green food coloring (opt) I didn't use it
Rinse leaves in colander, chop finely. In large sauce pan combine mint and water. Bring to boil. Remove from heat cover and steep for 10 minutes. Pour into damp cheese cloth over large glass bowl. Let drip until you have 1 3/4 cups of liquid. In deep saucepan, add liquid, lemon juice and sugar, bring to boil over high heat stir often. Stir in pectin boil hard, stir constantly for 1 minute. Add food coloring if using. Remove from heat skim off foam. Place in jars leaving 1/4 inch head space. Process in canner for 10 minutes. Makes about 6 small jelly jars.