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Yellow Cucumber Pickles

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The Yellow Cucumber Pickle is simply irresistible. This tasty pickle is not only a personal favorite but also one that has got me quiet a few cookery awards! Try this wonderful Yellow Cucumber Pickles recipe. I am sure you will love it!
  Cucumbers 12 Large (Use Ripe Ones)
  Coarse salt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Soaked in brine and brine discarded)
  Water 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1 Quart
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Yellow mustard seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Whole cloves 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 (About 3 Inch)

Wash, pare, and halve the cucumbers length wise; remove seeds.
Cut each half through center, crosswise, then cut each quarter into lengthwise pieces of desired thickness.
Let stand 12 hours, or overnight, in a brine made of the salt and water.
Drain cucumbers thoroughly.
Bring vinegar, sugar, and spices (tied in a spice bag) to boiling in a large kettle; add cucumbers.
Cook gently until pieces begin to look transparent but are still crisp.
Fill hot sterilized jars with pickles, then pour the hot syrup over them, leaving headspace.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5535 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.4%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 154.9 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1353 g450.9%

Dietary Fiber 24.3 g97.1%

Sugars 1264.9 g

Protein 31 g62.9%

Vitamin A 76.1% Vitamin C 172.5%

Calcium 83.7% Iron 85.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Yellow Cucumber Pickles Recipe