"I was trying to come up with a way to use up a bunch of apples we had in our fridge. Eventually I decided to just pickle them refrigerator-style. This is the result." — Angel_1988
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apples - peeled, cored and sliced
Just as a side note, these are refrigerator pickles so just putting them in any old jar & leaving them in the refrigerator is fine. They are NOT intended to be shelf stable! Canning jars, rings & proper seals are not an issue! (Don't know why the web site added those in)
I made 4 pints of these and when I first tried them I really didn't care much for them. Not wanting to be wasteful I decided I would eat them in spite of my initial dislike. But the more I ate, the more I began to enjoy them. I will cut down a little on the cloves next time. But these go well in a salad with a honey yogurt dressing.
These are really good! Instead of the spices listed, I used a homemade pie spice mix and tied it up in a cheesecloth that I put into the jar. I would slice them thicker next time. I halved the recipe, and am now wishing I hadn't but since we will be going apple picking in the the next few weeks, I'll be making a full batch of these! I'd never tried pickled apples before, but decided to on a hunch that it would be a great topping for "LaMama Raisin Burgers" along with an applesauce or fruit based steak sauce. I'm just curious how long these stay good for, as I am planning to make a large jar of these (like one of those HUGE pickle jars) so we have these on hand for snacking. I can't wait to find other ways to use these apples!
I cant wait to try and make these! i love almost anything pickled but was nervous to try tradtional canning methods thank you for this new way to can and pickle things! i am going to also try it on other foods!
The kids smelled this being made and said that it smells like wassail! Officially, on Thanksgiving we get to try them. Right now they look and smell so good, that I'm sure we will truly savor the flavor!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Apple Refrigerator Pickles
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 3
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