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Mary's Lime Pickles

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Why I Love This Recipe

Mom made these a lot - I always looked forward to getting a couple of jars for myself.

Ingredients You'll Need

7 lb. Pickles Sliced
2 cups Lime (Pickling Kind)
2 gallon Water
2 quarts Vinegar
4 1/2 lbs. Sugar
1 teaspoon Celery Seed
1 teaspoon Whole Cloves
1 teaspoon Pickling Spices
1 tablespoon Canning Salt


Add the lime into the water and mix well

Add pickles and let stand 24 hours

Drain and wash several times in cold water

Let stand in cold water for 3 hours

Mix Vinegar, Sugar, Celery Seed, Cloves, Pickling Spice & Canning Salt

Mix all together until the sugar is dissolved

Pour over pickles and let stand overnight

Boil together Pickles and Spices & simmer for 30 minutes

Pour into Jars

Put in Hot Water Bath for 10 minutes

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