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A tasty addition to any relish tray!

Ingredients

1 quart whole kosher dill pickles
1 3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup cold water
1 sliced onion (or more to suit taste)
Stick cinnamon

Instructions

Drain whole pickles and cut into 3/4-inch chunks. Make a syrup of sugar, vinegar and cold water (do not cook). Pour over pickles and put back in jar. Add onion and cinnamon stick (broken in pieces). Let stand in refrigerator 4 or 5 days before using. Will keep indefinitely in refrigerator and flavor gets better and better.

Jean Woodburn
Hillsdale



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