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Freezer Cucumber Pickles

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"When I first saw this recipe, I couldn't imagine freezing cucumbers would work. But to my surprise, they came out perfect! Now I take them to picnics or give some as gifts to friends and neighbors. - Connie Goense, Pembroke Pines, Florida"
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Ingredients

2 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 80 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine cucumbers, onions, salt and water in two large bowls. Let stand at room temperature for 2 hours. Do not drain. Add sugar and vinegar; stir until sugar dissolves. Pack into 1-pint freezer containers, leaving 1-in. headspace. Cover and freeze for up to 6 weeks. Thaw at room temperature for 4 hours before serving.

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I, like the person who submitted this recipe, had doubts about freezing cucumbers too, but decided it looked easy enough and went ahead and tried it. These were actully very yummy, despite my mi...

Most helpful critical review

The texture after freezing is good and crunchy. The saltiness was way over the top for me. I didn't like the flavor at all, expecting a bread & butter type pickle from the reviews given. Thanks ...

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I, like the person who submitted this recipe, had doubts about freezing cucumbers too, but decided it looked easy enough and went ahead and tried it. These were actully very yummy, despite my mi...

My mom has made this recipe for years. It is a family picnic favorite. She always added thinly sliced green peppers and a tablespoon of celery seed. Great make ahead side dish.

These pickles taste great and are so easy. They're a hit with friends. I've used the recipe to teach others how to make easy pickles. The difference with mine is that I put them in the fridge. A...

I too was very sceptical but figured I may as well try it. We absolutley loved it,it's even better after being frozen, if they get that far. And like everyone else I mucked with the recipe as we...

Sooo Good. I would give it a five, but if I change something I only give a four. I cut my cukes in half and scrap the seeds out with a spoon. Then cut into bite size pieces. I added a Tblsp. of ...

This is a wonderful recipe. I made one change and that was because didn't have 4lbs of cukes, so I used 1 lb of pickling cukes and 3 lbs of small okra... this came out just wonderful. I think wi...

These are awesome pickles and easy to make. I wasn't sure if they would be as good frozen as they were when they were fresh, but they were great when I thawed them at Christmas time. I left th...

So sweet and crunchy! My mother gave me an old recipe that was very similar to this one but, I used this one instead since the instructions were a little more detailed. I added less onions than ...

This recipe is wonderful. So much better and easier than heating up the kitchen with a canning pot for pickles that turn out mushy or wrong. I added dill seeds. These pickles were the best!