Yum Yum Sweet Pickles
An easy recipe for sweet pickles. Perfect for serving with crackers or with sandwiches.
- 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.