Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
- 2 small onions, thinly sliced
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup vinegar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes; stir. Cook 2-3 minutes longer or until mixture is bubbly and cucumbers and onions are crisp-tender. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 115 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 395mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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May 5, 2018
We love these, and I try to always have them on hand. I do use the small cucumbers that come five or six to a pack, and a sweet onion. I took them to an office party yesterday, and now others are asking me for the recipe! They are easy, foolproof, delicious -- and keep beautifully.
Oct 17, 2016
this is a keeper. I often have leftover sliced cucumbers when I serve large salads at church, and needed a simple way to use them up. It could not be any simpler! I added a 1/4 tsp of tumeric, because I like the added golden color, and a bit of chopped garlic. But this is flexible enough to vary your herbs and still have a great outcome
Aug 28, 2016
love these easy pickles so good and easy
Sep 11, 2015
I am known as a non-cook, but these looked so simple I thought "what the heck, it's only a few ingredients." I was shocked!! They actually turned out great! They tasted ALMOST like the prize-winning bread and butter pickles a dear friend used to make. Even a friend who caters wants a jar. I will be making these again!??????????????
Aug 23, 2015
Highly recommended if you love sweet pickles.
Oct 26, 2014
This recipe rocks. Made these this summer and still good in October!
Aug 9, 2013
This was my first attempt at making pickles, and I can't believe how well they turned out. Super yummy. Boyfriend loved them. Watch out---addictive!
Oct 20, 2011
This recipe ROCKS!! I stumbled upon it yesterday and had to try it. I had an English cuke and some onion that needed to be used, so I used 'em. Easy peasy recipe and yummy to boot!
Aug 15, 2011
<p>Because I don't like sweet pickles, I omitted the sugar and added fresh dill. This recipe is great because now I don't have to heat up the house to make pickles. I also made a bigger batch, so I didn't have to make them as often.</p>
Jul 29, 2010
I have been making these pickles for a few years. I can't keep them in the fridge once they are made because my kids eat them that fast.