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Easy Freezer Pickles

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + freezing

Makes

6 pints

Relates Lucile Johnson of Red Oak, Iowa, "These crisp, no-cook pickle slices are so simple to fix."

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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.

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