Refrigerator Cucumber Slices Recipe

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Refrigerator Cucumber Slices Recipe
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Refrigerator Cucumber Slices Recipe

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My family can never get enough of these sweet cucumber slices in the summer. They're crunchy, delicious and simple to make. At picnics or potlucks, I bring a big batch - folks tend to come back for more.—Denise Baumert, Dalhart, Texas
MAKES:
40 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES:
40 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds cucumbers (about 6 large), cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 medium onions, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons canning/pickling salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons mustard seed

Directions

In a large container, combine cucumbers and onions. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Pour over cucumber mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight. May be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Yield: about 2-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Refrigerator Cucumber Slices in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p33

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 238mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

  • 4 pounds cucumbers (about 6 large), cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 medium onions, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons canning/pickling salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons mustard seed
  1. In a large container, combine cucumbers and onions. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Pour over cucumber mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight. May be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Yield: about 2-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Refrigerator Cucumber Slices in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p33

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[email protected] User ID: 7375905 258425
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2016

"Let set 2-3 days and they got eaten up so fast was glad tohave made two - 1 gallon containers worth!"

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cashclan User ID: 2387353 39455
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014

"needs 1/2 teaspoon alum"

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[email protected] User ID: 827602 85674
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2011

"My mother always put apple cider vinegar and red onion, and a small amount of sour cream, maybe teaspoon of sugar. But was not made in this large amount. My children love it."

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FREDAGABLE User ID: 4105664 203626
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"I LOVE THESE BUT A BIT STRONG IN VINEGAR FOR ME SO I TUNED IT DOWN WITH A BIT OF WATER. ABOUT 1/3 WATER TO THE VINEGAR. REALLY TASTY . JUST WISH THEY WOULD STAY CRISPY. MY HUSBAND EVEN LOVES THEM TILL THEY GET TO THE SOGGY STAGE.... THEN I GET EM ALL....YUMMMM...YUM. FREDA"

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