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sweet pickles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

There are long and short process for canning of pickles. This one is the short process, and much easier.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
method Canning/Preserving

Ingredients For sweet pickles

  • 1 gal
    medium sized cucumbers, cut in 1" chunks
  • 1/2 c
  • boiling water
  • 3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    mustard seed
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed

How To Make sweet pickles

  • 1
    Combine cucumber chunks and salt. Place in a large enamel pot, add boiling water to cover. Let stand overnight and then drain.
  • 2
    Mix together sugar, vinegar and spices in a big stock pot. When it comes to a boil add the pickles and return to the boiling point.
  • 3
    Spoon into hot sterilized jars and seal.