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    Two Week Sweet Pickles

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    339 hrs

    336 hrs

    3 hrs

    Dienia B.'s Note:

    A very old canning recipe from Libbie's Aunt Viola dated 8-10-74. Libbie is 95 now so this is a pretty old recipe that uses a crock and A LOT of work and boiling. Writing directions as given.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    quarts

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Take 75 medium sized cukes to a gallon of water.
    2. 2
      Add 1 pint salt (kosher).
    3. 3
      Let stand 1 week. (make sure all cukes are submerged or they will spoil; put plate and weight on).
    4. 4
      Take out and take 1 tablespoon powdered alum to 1 gallon of boiling water.
    5. 5
      Let stand 24 hours.
    6. 6
      Pour off and put on 1 gallon clean boiling water.
    7. 7
      Let stand 24 hours.
    8. 8
      Take out and split and put in 6 cups sugar, 3 pints vinegar, and whole allspice, cinnamon bark, and celery seed, or cinnamon, mustard, allspice and cloves.
    9. 9
      Pour this on boiling hot; let stand 24 hours.
    10. 10
      Pour this solution off pickles and boil three mornings straight, adding 1 cup sugar each morning (add to pickles).
    11. 11
      Boil 3 mornings straight without sugar.
    12. 12
      Pack in jars the last morning, pour boiling syrup over and seal.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 18, 2013

      55

      My 85 year old Mom has been making these for years. They are a beloved family recipe. She lost here copy in the confusion of my father's death last year and we were so happy to find it here. A pain to make but the best!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Two Week Sweet Pickles

    Serving Size: 1 (37780 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1337.3
     
    Calories from Fat 34
    58%
    Total Fat 3.8 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 28176.8 mg
    1174%
    Total Carbohydrate 328.5 g
    109%
    Dietary Fiber 14.4 g
    57%
    Sugars 271.8 g
    1087%
    Protein 18.8 g
    37%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    alum

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