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Bea and Bill's Bread and Butter Pickles

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars
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"These are the pickles that were present at every family event. One taste and memories of summer and our grandparents - Bill and Beatrice Cooper - come flooding back. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

6 h 40 m servings 149
Original recipe yields 30 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine cucumbers, onions, pickling salt, and garlic in a large pot. Place enough cracked ice atop the cucumber mixture to cover by at least 2 inches.
  2. Cover the pot with a lid and refrigerate 3 to 12 hours. Drain all liquid from the mixture. Discard any remaining pieces of ice. Remove the garlic and set aside.
  3. Bring the sugar, vinegar, mustard seed, turmeric, and celery seed to a boil in a separate large saucepan, stirring frequently. Add the cucumber and onion mixture; return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook at a simmer until cucumbers and onion are soft, 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pack the cucumber and onion mixture into the hot, sterilized jars, filling the jars to within 1/2 inch of the top. Run a knife or a thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids and screw on rings.
  5. Place jars in a canning pot with at least an inch of water covering all of the jars and boil for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the jars from the stockpot and place onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool. Once cool, press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight (lid does not move up or down at all). If you have a can that does not seal, just stick it in the fridge and eat that jar first. Store in a cool, dark area, and wait at least 3 hours before opening.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 149 calories; 0.4 35.9 1.4 0 1236 Full nutrition

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This was the first time I have made pickles in several years but this was an easy recipe to follow and it tastes great!

Good and Tasty! Very easy to adjust recipe per need

Didn't change a thing!

These are the best bread and butters ever! So delicious they will not stay in your pantry for very long!

These are absolutely delicious, everyone who tastes them loves them..Yes I will make again!!

I used lemon cucumbers and my family loved them. I will make again.