Eight-Day Bread & Butter Pickles Recipe

Step 1

Place cucumbers in a crock; pour boiling water over to cover each day for four days. Use fresh water each day. Keep crock covered and cool. On the fifth day, cut cucumbers into 1/2" to 3/4" pieces. Mix other ingredients and bring to a boil. Pour over cut-up cucumbers in crock. Reheat this syrup each day for four days and pour over cucumbers. Keep covered and cool at all other times.

Step 2

Pack cucumbers in jars and fill with heated syrup, leaving 1/2" headspace, then seal.

Mary B. Harry Baltimore, MD

Things You'll Need

  • 8qt Cucumbers
  • 4c Vinegar
  • 2ts Pickling spice
  • 8c Sugar
  • 5ts Salt

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