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Ziploc Sweet ‘N’ Tangy Freezer Pickles

Now you can have all the goodness of crunchy, sweet-sour pickles without going to the trouble of canning them. A batch of these puckery slices can keep in the freezer for up to 6 weeks—but they never last that long at my house!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    4 pints


  • 10 to 12 medium pickling cucumbers (about 2 pounds), thinly sliced
  • 3 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons salt, divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed


  • In a large container, combine the cucumbers, onions, green pepper and 2 tablespoons salt. Cover with crushed ice and mix well. Refrigerate for 8 hours. Drain; rinse and drain again.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, celery seed and remaining salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute. Spoon over cucumber mixture. Pour into jars or Ziploc® Fresh Shield® Twist ‘n Loc® Containers. Cool.
  • Top with lids. Cover and freeze for up to 6 weeks. Thaw at room temperature for 4 hours before serving.

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