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Sweet Dill Refrigerator Pickles Recipe

Dill and cucumbers are natural companions in a number of dishes. I turn to this recipe every summer when my garden is in full bloom. My family can hardly wait to eat these pickles.—Kay Curtis, Guthrie, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:56 servings


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 3 quarts sliced unpeeled cucumbers
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3/4 to 1 cup minced fresh dill


  • 1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, water and salt. Bring to a boil and boil 1 minute. In a large nonmetallic container, combine cucumbers, onion and dill. Pour dressing over; cool. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 days before serving. Stir occasionally. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 32 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.