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bread and butter pickles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
mary Armstrong
San Antonio, TX

I like to use red peppers in the jars as it makes for a very pretty jar. You may want to taste after draining and rinse some salt away if it is too salty for your taste.

(1 rating)
yield 8 pint jars
prep time 45 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For bread and butter pickles

  • 1 gal
    medium sized cucumbers
  • 8 sm
    white onions
  • 1
    green pepper
  • 1
    sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 c
    coarse salt
  • cracked ice
  • 5 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 2 Tbsp
    mustard seed
  • 2 tsp
    celery seed
  • 5 c

How To Make bread and butter pickles

  • 1
    Slice the cucumbers thin, after washed and dried.
  • 2
    Add the onions and peppers cut in narrow strips. Add the salt. Cover with cracked ice, mix thoroughly and let stand 3 hours. Then drain. Taste after finished draining. You may want to rinse if too salty at this point.
  • 3
    Combine the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and stir well. Pour over cucumber mixture. Seal in sterilzied jars.