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Penny Pickles Also Called Copper Pickles

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“This sweet pickle is an old family recipe from my husband's mom. I have added the garlic and an extra onion. My hubby likes these actually better than before.”
4hrs 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Makes 7 Quarts
  2. Wash and cut the blossom end off of the cukes.
  3. Slice the Cukes, peppers, onions and garlic if used, thin like a penny. I use my food processor.
  4. (old way from mom).
  5. Cover the pickles with 1 1/2 cups of pickling salt and alum pour boiling water over the veggies allow to sit for 2 hours.
  6. **New way mine** 1 cup of salt sprinkled over the veggies and then covered with ice and cold water, let sit overnight and rinse well before proceeding and that worked very well.
  7. Mix the last 4 ingredients and boil add drained veggies and cook for 15 minutes.
  8. Place quickly into Pint (500ml) or Quart (1L) jars and seal promptly.
  9. process for 10 minutes if you like.

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