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Crab Apple Pickles

  Crab apples 2 Quart (With Stems)
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 2
  Whole allspice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Whole cloves 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Vinegar 3 Cup (48 tbs)

To prevent apples from bursting, run a large sterilized needle through each.
Tie spices in a cheesecloth bag.
Combine remaining ingredients in a large sauce pot.
Add spices and boil 5 minutes.
Add apples, a layer at a time; cook gently until the apples are almost tender.
Carefully remove apples.
Repeat until all apples are cooked.
Pour boiling syrup over apples.
Cover and let apples stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place.
Carefully pack apples into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
Remove spice bag.
Bring pickling liquid to a boil.
Pour hot liquid over apples, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
Remove air bubbles.
Adjust caps.
Process pints and quarts 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6290 Calories from Fat 65

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 72.2 mg3%

Total Carbohydrates 1599 g533.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 1199.3 g

Protein 10 g19.7%

Vitamin A 17.8% Vitamin C 271.6%

Calcium 59.4% Iron 52%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crab Apple Pickles Recipe