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Simple Crispy Refrigerator Bread & Butter Pickles

Keyword bread and butter, pickle
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cooling 1 hour
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 84 servings
Calories 29 kcal
Author Diane


  • 11 cup cucumbers thinly slice pickling cucumbers
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 cup weet onions thinly sliced
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric


  1. In a large bowl mix the cucumbers and salt together, chill 2 hours.
  2. Drain in a colander to remove the liquid, rinse the cucumbers with cold water to remove the salt.
  3. Return to the cucumbers to the bowl. Add the sliced onions to the bowl and toss with the cucumbers.
  4. In a medium saucepan combine the sugar, brown sugar, white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, mustard seeds, celery seeds and ground turmeric. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, until the sugars dissolve.
  5. Pour the hot mixture over the cucumbers and onions mixture. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  7. Store in airtight container for up to 4 weeks.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Crispy Refrigerator Bread & Butter Pickles
Amount Per Serving (4 slices)
Calories 29 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 251mg11%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.