Peach Pickles 29-Nov-2011

Categories: appetizers Tags: peaches pickles

This is an old recipe from one of my mom’s old cookbooks, Great State Fair Recipes, p 72 (Copyright 1976, Minnesota State Agriculture Society)


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ounce whole cloves
  • 1 ounce stick cinnamon


  1. place cloves and cinnamon stick into a cloth bag

  2. Work in small quantities for a better product.

  3. Bring sugar and liquids to a boil, insert clove and cinnamon packet

  4. Carefully add enough small, halved and peeled peaches to the syrup.

  5. Simmer gently until they feel done.

  6. Lastly, add a few red cherries.

  7. Pack in hot jars, process 5 minutes in boiling water bath canner.