Bread and Butter Pickles

Originally in the 1991 cookbook


1 gallon cucumbers, sliced and unpeeled
2 green peppers, chopped
8 small or 3 large onions, sliced
1 red pepper, chopped

6 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp celery seed
5 cups vinegar, either red or white
1 tsp whole cloves
3 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp tumeric


  1. Soak cucumbers in salt water solution of 1/2 cup salt and 1/2 gallon water for 2 hours.
  2. Rinse and drain cukes.
  3. Add to syrup with peppers and onion.
  4. Bring to boil and boil 10 minutes.
  5. Pour into hot sterile jars.

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