Easy Homemade Pickles
Total TimePrep: 45 min. + chilling
- 14 pickling cucumbers
- 40 fresh dill sprigs
- 4 garlic cloves, sliced
- 2 quarts water
- 1 cup cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup salt
- 1 teaspoon mixed pickling spices
- Cut each cucumber lengthwise into six spears. In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, dill and garlic; set aside.
- In a Dutch oven, combine remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir just until sugar is dissolved. Pour over cucumber mixture; cool.
- Transfer to jars if desired and cover tightly. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours. Store in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
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Nutrition Facts1 each: 4 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Mar 7, 2016
These pickles were great! They have wonderful crisp flavor. The best part was that they were so simple to make. Will definitely be making these again. Everyone loves them! Thanks for sharing!
Aug 3, 2012
these are so good, not too much sugar! Very refreshing!
Jul 18, 2012
Simple, easy, delicious! What more do you need?!?!
Aug 4, 2011
I was blown away by the flavor! This is the first recipe that I haved ever tried to make pickles with and I am sticking with it. Very simple to do and I'm sure that I will be passing this recipe out to my friends and neighbors.
Jul 8, 2011
These are the best dill pickles to make. They have great taste and the recipe size allows you to always have home made and fresh available. And very cost friendly. Your friends and family will think they came from the deli or refrigerated section at the grocery store.