Easy Freezer Pickles Recipe
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Easy Freezer Pickles Recipe

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Relates Lucile Johnson of Red Oak, Iowa, "These crisp, no-cook pickle slices are so simple to fix."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES: 48 servings


  • 8 pounds cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a large container, combine cucumbers, onion and salt. Let stand for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; let stand for 2-3 hours, stirring often.
  3. Drain and rinse the cucumber mixture; add sugar mixture and stir well. Pack into 1-pt. freezer containers, leaving 1-in. headspace. Cover and freeze for up to 6 weeks. Thaw before serving. Yield: 6 pints.
Originally published as Easy Freezer Pickles in Taste of Home August/September 1997, p53

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2015

"Love these! I made a batch last weekend, and I'm making another. Quick and easy."

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2014

"Nice taste and super easy to make. And I am no cook by any measure. I even screwed up these simple directions but still came out tasty. Ate a quart the first night."

Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"My family LOVES these pickles!"

Reviewed Sep. 9, 2011

"I used to make Bread n Butter Pickles the old fashioned way. This is so much easier and they taste the same if not better! Very crunchy and flavorful. I will def make again."

Reviewed Jul. 31, 2010

"very good"

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