Refrigerator Cucumber Slices

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating


about 2-1/2 quarts

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
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


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 238mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.