- 1 jar (32 ounces) whole dill pickles, undrained
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 envelope unsweetened Kool-Aid mix, flavor of your choice
- Drain pickles, reserving juice. In a small bowl, combine the reserved juice, sugar and Kool-Aid, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
- Slice pickles; return to jar. Pour juice mixture over pickles. Discard any remaining juice. Cover and refrigerate for 1 week before serving. Yield: 3 cups.
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This recipe sounded interesting and so easy I had to try it. Great tasting pickle. Thanks for sharing.
From reading Taste of Home's Recipes Across America Cookbook I learned that a favorite treat among schoolkids living in the Mississippi Delta is Kool-Aid Pickles. I thought they sounded interesting, so I gave them a try. I used the Kool-Aid flavor of tropical punch. The pickles had a sweet and sour flavor but not any trace of the tropical punch flavor. They did take on a blue color, which was fun to me. My husband, 3 of the kids and myself liked these a lot.
Better than I thought they would be! You can taste the sweetness and kool-aid for the first few crunches, then end up with all dill. Pretty good, and my kids like them (they won't eat regular dill yet).