Sweet Cucumber Pickles

Laveina Bearden, FMS

Use 7 pounds cucumbers, washed , sliced and soaked in 2 cups lime and 2 gallons water for 24 hours. Pour off lime water and wash. Cover with fresh water and let stand 1 hour.

Pour off water and mix:

  • 8 cup sugar
  • 8 cup vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp pickle spice
  • 1/4 cut salt

Mix and add sliced cucumbers and let boil for 40 minutes. Pour into 12 pint jars and seal. Chill before opening to let them get crisp.

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