Nana's Three Day Cheerful Sweet Pickles

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READY IN: 73hrs
YIELD: 4 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel, seed and cut cucumbers into cubes.
  • Sprinkle cucumbers with salt and cover with water.
  • Let stand overnight.
  • In the morning heat to boiling and then drain.
  • Loosely tie spices in cheesecloth and combine with sugar and vinegar. Heat to boiling.
  • Pour over drained cucumbers and let stand overnight.
  • The next morning heat to boiling and then simmer until cucumbers are tender - being careful not to overcook.
  • Add cherries with juice and red food coloring.
  • Ladle into hot, sterilized jars and seal at once.
  • Process in boiling water bath (212 degrees) for five minutes.
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