Sweet pickle chips

Yield: 5 Pints

Measure Ingredient
4 pounds 3 to 5 inch cucumbers
1 quart Heinz Pure Vinegar, 5% acid
¾ cup Sugar
3 tablespoons Ball Canning and Pickle salt
2 teaspoons Mustard seed
7 \N Cinnamon sticks
5 cups Sugar
2 cups Heing Pure Vinegar, 5% acid
1 tablespoon Whole allspice
2 teaspoons Celery seed



Prepare home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer's instructions.

Wash cucumbers; cut into ¼-inch slices. Discard ends. Prepare Pickling Liquid 1 by combinin vinegar, sugar, salt, mustard seed, and cinnamon sticks in a large saucepot; add sliced cucumbers; simmer 5 minutes. Drain cucumbers; discard liquid.

Prepare pickling Liquid 2 by combining sugar, vinegar, allspice, and celery seed; heat to boiling. Pack cucumbers into hot jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles with a non-metallic spatula. Adjust caps.

Process 10 minutes in a boiling water bath canner.

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Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #237 by rlares@... on Sep 06, 1997

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