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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating
  • Makes
    about 2-1/2 quarts

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

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  • bsafelinda-mail
    Dec 21, 2016

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

  • cashclan
    Apr 21, 2014

    needs 1/2 teaspoon alum

  • sdtdcd1
    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.

  • FREDAGABLE
    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