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Freezer Cucumber Pickles Recipe
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Freezer Cucumber Pickles Recipe

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When I first started to make these crunchy and satisfying pickles, I wasn't sure if freezing cucumbers would actually work. To my surprise, they come out perfect! Now I make enough to take them to picnics or give as gifts to friends and neighbors. —Connie Goense, Pembroke Pine, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:80 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES: 80 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds pickling cucumbers, sliced
  • 8 cups thinly sliced onions (about 8 medium)
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups cider vinegar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 47 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. Divide cucumbers, onions, salt and water between two large bowls. Let stand at room temperature 2 hours. Do not drain.
  2. Add 2 cups sugar and 1 cup vinegar to each bowl; stir until sugar is dissolved. Transfer to ten 1-pint freezer containers, leaving 1-in. headspace for expansion; freeze up to 6 weeks.
  3. Thaw pickles in refrigerator 8 hours before using. Serve within 2 weeks after thawing. Yield: 10 pints.
Originally published as Freezer Cucumber Pickles in Taste of Home June/July 1995, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 47 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

Will these pickles keep longer then 6 weeks in the freezer in freezer containers???

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2012

it says cover and freeze for up tp 6 weeks does that mean they are no good any longer then the 6 weeks in the freezer

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2010

I have been making these since the recipe first appeared in the magazine. My family loves them, they can sit and eat them right out of the jar !

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

I make these every year and have shared the recipe with many people. My kids love them and we eat them all winter long - reminding us of summer's bounty!

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2009

I fixed this cucumber dish. It was very good!!!

I would like to know if anyone has a cucumber slaw recipe?

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