Holly's Sweet Pickles

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Recipe by startnover

My mom made pickles just like these when we were growing up. This recipe is from a dear friend but is identical. It might seem complicated but you'll never have a better sweet pickle for those leftover Thanksgiving turkey sandwiches.

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  1. In an enamel or stainless steel pan shake together lime and 1/2 quart water. pour into pan. Add 4 quarts water. Scrub and slice cucumbers and add to pan. Soak overnight.
  2. Next day rinse till water isn't cloudy.
  3. Let cucumbers soak in cold water 1 hour. Rinse again.
  4. In big kettle add the other 5 ingredients.
  5. Let mixture come to a boil. Boil hard 15 minutes. Put into jars add 1/8 t alum to each quart. Process 10 minutes. You can also use the water bath method on these.

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