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Seven-Day Sweet Pickles

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Category: Jams & Preserves, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 7 lb Medium-sized cucumbers
  • -(about 3" long)
  • Boiling water
  • 1 qt Apple cider vinegar
  • 8 c Granulated sugar
  • 2 tb Salt
  • 2 tb Mixed pickling spices


Scrub the cucumbers; put them in a large dishpan or crock and cover them
with boiling water. Let stand for 24 hours. On day 2 drain them, then cover
them again with fresh boiling water. Repeat process on day 3 and
4. On day 5 drain the pickles, then cut them into 1/4" slices. Combine
the vinegar, sugar and seasonings and bring to a boil. Pour over the sliced
On day 6 drain the syrup into a saucepan, bring to a boil and pour over
the pickles once again. Repeat the process on day 7, then spoon the pickles
and syrup into hot steralized jars and seal. Makes about 7 pints. Source:
The Best Of Amish Cooking by Phyllis Pellman

Michael Hatala, Prodigy Food & Wine Board

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