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Refrigerator Cucumber Slices

 Refrigerator Cucumber Slices
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
40 ServingsPrep: 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 72 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 238 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.