3 medium cucumbers sliced thin 1/2 onion sliced thin 1 quart white vinegar 1/2 - 3/4 c natural sweetener 1 tsp celery seed 1 tsp mustard seed 1 tsp kosher salt 3 bay leaves 1 tsp dill weed (optional) 1 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
Layer cucumber slices and onion slices with spices in a large container, I used the 80 ounce container from our claussen dills. Heat vinegar and sugar to almost boiling and sugar is dissolved. Carefully pour hot liquid over cucumbers. Refrigerate for a day before eating.