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Dill Pickles

Submitted by: suzanne-mcminn on July 14, 2011
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Dill Pickles

Dill pickle recipe adapted from the BBB!

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 8 pints

Prep Time: 30 minutes   Cook Time: 15 minutes BWB  


8 pounds 4- to 6-inch cucumbers, cut lengthwise in spears

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup canning salt

1 quart white vinegar

1 quart water

3 tablespoons mixed pickling spices

dried dill

Pickle Crisp per package directions


Wash, drain, and slice cucumbers. Combine sugar, salt, vinegar, and water in a large pot. Add spices in a spice bag or spice ball to water/vinegar pot. Simmer 15 minutes. Pack cucumbers into hot jars. Add 1/8 heaping teaspoon dried dill and 1/8 heaping teaspoon Pickle Crisp to each jar. Pour hot water/vinegar mixture over cucumbers in jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Add lids and rings. BWB 15 minutes (pints or quarts).

Categories: Boiling Water Bath, BWB Pickles & Pickled Stuff, Canning, Preserving

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