Two Week Sweet Pickles

Recipe by Dienia B.
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READY IN: 339hrs
YIELD: 8 quarts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Take 75 medium sized cukes to a gallon of water.
  • Add 1 pint salt (kosher).
  • Let stand 1 week. (make sure all cukes are submerged or they will spoil; put plate and weight on).
  • Take out and take 1 tablespoon powdered alum to 1 gallon of boiling water.
  • Let stand 24 hours.
  • Pour off and put on 1 gallon clean boiling water.
  • Let stand 24 hours.
  • 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.
  • Pour this on boiling hot; let stand 24 hours.
  • Pour this solution off pickles and boil three mornings straight, adding 1 cup sugar each morning (add to pickles).
  • Boil 3 mornings straight without sugar.
  • Pack in jars the last morning, pour boiling syrup over and seal.
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