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Cucumber Pickles

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  Cucumbers 10 Pound
  Salt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 3 Quart
  Water 1 Quart
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Mixed pickling spices 1 Ounce

Select cucumbers of uniform size, from 2 to 21/2 inches long; wash thoroughly.
Combine salt and 1 gallon water, add cucumbers and allow them to remain in the brine 24 hours.
Tie spices in a cheesecloth bag.
Combine vinegar, 1 quart water and sugar; add spices and cucumbers.
Simmer (do not boil) 45 minutes.
Let stand 2 to 3 days, then drain off pickle solution.
Add 4 cups sugar to pickle solution and reheat.
Pour over pickles and simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
Let stand 2 to 3 days.
Pack pickles in jars and fill with boiling pickle solution.
Seal and store.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5911 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 922.6 mg38.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1381 g460.2%

Dietary Fiber 30.3 g121.1%

Sugars 1275.8 g

Protein 29 g59%

Vitamin A 95.3% Vitamin C 211.7%

Calcium 90.8% Iron 76%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cucumber Pickles Recipe