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Icicle Pickles

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Why I Love This Recipe

My husbands favorite pickle. His mother used to make them

Ingredients You'll Need

6 lbs. cucumbers
3 pt. vinegar
1 pt. water
3 c. sugar
3/4 c. salt
1 tsp. alum
Celery seed and onions


Cut cucumbers lengthwise in quarters and soak 2-3 hours in ice water.


Pack into jars with a slice of onion on bottom and top.

Add 1 teaspoon celery seed to each jar.

Bring remaining ingredients to boil; pour hot liquid into jars and seal.

Allow to set for 1 month.

Yield: 6 pints.

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