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Refrigerator Cucumber Slices Recipe

Refrigerator Cucumber Slices Recipe

My family can never get enough of these sweet cucumber slices in the summer. They're crunchy, delicious and simple to make. At picnics or potlucks, I bring a big batch - folks tend to come back for more.—Denise Baumert, Dalhart, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating YIELD:40 servings


  • 4 pounds cucumbers (about 6 large), cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 medium onions, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons canning/pickling salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons mustard seed


  • 1. In a large container, combine cucumbers and onions. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2. Pour over cucumber mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight. May be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Yield: about 2-1/2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 72 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 238 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.