Sweet Pickles

Sweet Pickles in a jar.
Sweet Pickles in a jar.

Sweet Pickles

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  • 2 Cups vinegar
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. mixed spices
  • 1 Tbsp. grated horseradish
  • 2 Tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. alum


  • Wash cucumbers small or medium size and put into jars.
  • Add vinegar, water. spices, horseradish, salt, and alum.
  • Seal with 2 piece lids, placing in cold packer filled with cold water.
  • When water comes to a boil, turn off and let cool in water.
  • When ready to use, wash cucumbers, after draining off spice mixture.
  • Cut into desired size, add 2 1/2 cups white sugar, and let stand at least 24 hours before using.
  • Makes its own syrup.
  • Enough for 2 quarts, if you need more liquid to fill jars, add extra vinegar to cover cucumbers.


Credit by: Sandi Weber

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