GRANDMA'S SWEET PICKLES

1
Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

When I was a kid Grandma made all kind of pickles. She made sweet pickles, pickled watermelon rinds, pickled okra,and pickled green tomatoes, I could go on and on. The pickles where great, but the love she put into making them was awesome. I hope I can make these as good as grandma!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 7 pints
Method:
Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

  • 7 lb
    thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 2 gal
    water
  • 2 c
    pickling lime
  • 8 c
    distilled white vinegar
  • 9 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    whole cloves
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
    mixed pickling spice

How to Make GRANDMA'S SWEET PICKLES

Step-by-Step

  1. Soak cucumbers in water and lime for 24 hours.
  2. Wash in clean water and soak in fresh water for 3 hours.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients add cucumbers and soak overnight.
  4. Boil pickles in soaking liquid until pickles are clear about 1 1/2 hour.
  5. Pour into hot sterilized jars, seal. Process in hot water bath for 5 minutes. Makes 7 pints.

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About GRANDMA'S SWEET PICKLES

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtag: #cucumber


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