Summertime Sweet Pickles


This easy sweet pickle recipe is great when you have a bountiful crop of cukes! Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 20 mins
1 quart


  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon mustard seed

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 2 pounds cucumbers

  • 2 sweet onions


  1. Inspect a 1-quart jar for cracks, then immerse in simmering water until needed. Wash a new, unused lid and ring in warm soapy water.

  2. Bring cider vinegar, sugar, salt, mustard seed, and turmeric to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil for 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, slice cucumbers and onions. Loosely pack vegetables in the sterilized jar.

  4. Pour hot brine over vegetables. Seal the jar and refrigerate for 24 hours before eating.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of brine ingredients. The actual amount consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

39 Calories
0g Fat
9g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 39
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 488mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 64mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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