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bread and butter pickles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Christine Whisenhunt
Visalia, CA

This was a recipe my mom and grandmother used to make. They are yummy! I haven't made this yet myself, but I have eaten plenty of them! LOL If you love bread and butter pickles, you will love these, and I was excited to see how easy the recipe is when I found it. Even I can do this! LOL I hope you do too! Enjoy!

(1 rating)
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For bread and butter pickles

  • 2 qt
    cucumbers, or 16 (4-5 inches long) each, sliced
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 qt
    boiling water
  • 2 c
    onion, sliced
  • 2 c
    green bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 c
    red or yellow bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    mustard seed
  • 3/4 tsp
    turmeric seed

How To Make bread and butter pickles

  • 1
    In a large glass bowl, toss cucumber slices with salt. Pour boiling water over and let set overnight.
  • 2
    Next day: Put on a large pot of water to boil. Use a pot large enough to process jars in.
  • 3
    Prepare vegetables and combine with remaining ingredients in a large sauce pan. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Increase heat and bring to a boil.
  • 4
    Add cucumbers to mixture and cook gently for five minutes.
  • 5
    Pack mixture into clean, sterilized jars, remove air bubbles and seal. Process in boiling water for five minutes.

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