Cucumber Pickles Recipe

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Cucumbers10 Pound
 Salt1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vinegar3 Quart
 Water1 Quart
 Sugar6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Mixed pickling spices1 Ounce

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

Directions

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.
Drain.
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.
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