Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr
My Grandmother used to make these pickles when I was a little kid in 1/2 gallon paper milk cartons. I am trying to find her original recipe. I found this one and hope it is close. Let me know how they turn out if you make them before I do. Thanks, Brian
- 5 cucumbers (just a guess here)
- 1 gallon water
- 1 cup salt
- 3 cups sugar
- 4 cups vinegar
- 1 cup water
- 1⁄2 teaspoon allspice
- 1 pinch alum, as needed
- Day 1-3 - Soak pickles in water and salt for 3 days.
- Day 3 - Drain and rinse pickles. Mix 2 cups of vinegar to 1 cup water. Pour over pickles. Bring to boil. Put in jars.
- Mix 3 cups of sugar, 2 cups of vinegar and ½ tsp allspice. Heat. Pour over top of pickles and add a pinch of alum to each jar. Seal.