14 Day Pickles

14 Day Pickles Recipe

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This recipe came from my grandmother. From the looks of the paper she wrote it on it has probably been around a very long time!
My mother gave me the recipe when my grandmother passed and it was in her own handwriting, which makes it extra special to me. It is a treasure to me.. from her kitchen!


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  • 1 gal
  • 1 c
  • ·
    enough boiling water to cover pickles
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 qt
  • 1 qt
  • 1 Tbsp
    pickle spice boil

How to Make 14 Day Pickles


  1. Mix salt in enough boiling water to cover pickles.
    Put lid on and let the cucumbers set for 7 days.
  2. 8th day: take salt water off.
    Put boiling water over them set for 1 day
  3. 9th day: put 1 tablespoon alum and more boiling water over cucumbers.
  4. 10th day: wash real good
    Add sugar, vinegar, and pickle spice
    Pour over pickles and let them set another 5 days

    (and these days add up to 15 to me...but who's counting...lol what do I know..maybe I'm missing something) Anyway...14-15 days you still get awesome pickles!!! ;-)
  5. Can in quart jars or keep refrigerated.

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About 14 Day Pickles

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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