Bread and Butter Pickles with Artificial Sweetener

Bread and Butter Pickles with Artificial Sweetener

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October 27, 2015

  • Yields: 7 Pints
Bread and Butter Pickles with Artificial Sweetener


1Wash cucumbers thoroughly, using a vegetable brush. Drain on rack. Slice unpeeled cucumbers into 1/8- to 1/4-inch slices. Add onions and garlic. Add salt and mix thoroughly. Cover with crushed ice or ice cubes. Allow to stand for 3 hours. Drain thoroughly. Remove garlic.

2Combine sweetener, spices, vinegar, and water. Heat to just a boil. Add cucumbers and onion slices and heat 5 minutes. Pack loosely into clean, hot, pint jars. Leave 1/2-inch head space. Adjust lids. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Start to count processing time as soon as the water in canner returns to boiling.


4 quarts medium-size cucumbers (about 6 pounds)

1 1/2 cups onions, sliced (about 1 pound)

2 large garlic cloves

1/3 cup Mrs. Wages® Canning and Pickling Salt

1-2 quarts ice (2 trays) crushed or cubes

*artificial sweetener to equal 4 1/2 cups sugar

1 1/2 tsp turmeric

1 1/2 tsp celery seed

2 Tbsp mustard seed

4 cups Mrs. Wages® Pickling & Canning Vinegar or other commercial white vinegar (5% acidity)

1 cup water


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