Today-we finally get to make the yummy syrup that goes in the pickles. First drain the sliced cucumbers-discarding the liquid. Important to drain them very well.
While the cucumbers are draining-you can mix up the other ingredients. Add the following to a large stock pot:
5 quarts of sugar
3 pints of apple cider vinegar
6 to 8 small cinnamon sticks
2 tablespoons whole cloves
2 tablespoons celery seed
Bring the mixture to a boil. While the mixture is heating up-place the well drained cucumbers back into the crock.
Pour the boiling mixture over the cucumbers.
Replace your plate and weight to submerge the cucumbers under the liquid. Cover and let sit overnight.