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Sweet Pickles - Shirley's Sweet Chunk Pickles
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Source:
Shirley Rosiek

Serves/Makes:7 or more pints

Ingredients
  • 10 medium cucumbers OR
  • 20 smaller cucumbers
  • 8 cups (1900 ml) sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) mixed pickling spice[loose]
  • 4 tsp (20 ml). canning salt
  • 4 cups (950 ml) white vinegar
Preparation
  • Wash and cover whole cucumbers with boiling water.
  • Let stand over night.
  • Drain.Repeat for 3 more days. (Freshly boiled water each day).
  • On 5th day drain; discard water.
  • Cut pickles into bite size pieces, return to jar.
  • Combine remaining ingredients.
  • Bring to boil and pour over chunks in gallon jar.
  • Let stand 2 more days.
  • Drain liquid into sauce pot,bring to boil.
  • Place chunks into sterlized jars.
  • Add boiled liquid to half inch from top.
  • Seal with sterilized lids.
  • Process in hot water bath for 5 minutes.
  • Start counting time when jars are placed in hot water.
Comments
This may sound complicated, however it takes only a few minutes per day and the pickles are well worth the effort.

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