Crispy Sweet Pickles


  • 25-30 cucumbers
  • 8 large onions
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup non-iodized salt
  • 5 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 7 cups sugar
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  • 2 Tbsp. mustard seed
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves


Slice cucumbers and chop onions and peppers. Sprinkle salt over mixture and let stand for 3 hours in non-aluminum container. For syrup, combine vinegar, sugar and seasoning and bring to a boil. Drain and rinse vegetables; drop into boiling syrup. Heat through but do not boil. Pack while hot in sterilized jars and seal. These do not need a water bath.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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Do you peel the cucumbers?

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