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Yum Yum Sweet Pickles

BS in the Kitchen
An easy recipe for sweet pickles. Perfect for serving with crackers or with sandwiches.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Pickles
Cuisine Canning
Servings 20 pints


  • 17 or 18 large cucumbers
  • 1 cup coarse salt
  • 5 cups white sugar
  • 5 cups vinegar
  • 2 tbsp mustard seed
  • 1 tsp celery seed
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp ground clove


  • Thinly slice cucumbers (roughly thinness of a dime to a quarter), pour course salt over and cover with cold water. Let sit over night.
  • After allowing the cukes to sit over night, drain and set aside.
  • In a large pot, combine your sugar, vinegar, mustard seed, celery seed, turmeric and clove. Bring syrup to a boil.
  • Pour drained dukes into hot syrup.
  • Heat throughly but do not boil.
  • Put into jars and seal.