Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Buryl's Ice Box Pickles

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was given to me by a good friend and neighbor 30 years ago. Buryl has been gone for 25 years, but this recipe lives on."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


3 h 20 m servings 273
Original recipe yields 6 servings (2 quarts pickles)


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Toss cucumber slices, onion slices, and salt together in a bowl; let stand 2 hours. Drain as much moisture from the mixture as possible.
  2. Stir sugar and vinegar together in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir until the sugar dissolves completely, 5 to 10 minutes. Set aside to cool completely.
  3. Pour the cooled vinegar mixture over the cucumbers and onion; toss to coat. Transfer to large freezer bags.
  4. Store in freezer.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 273 calories; 0.5 68.3 3 0 2336 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 1
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

Very tasty and VERY sweet. I'll reduce the amount of sugar in the future, but then, we've been trending toward less sweet these days (so this is a personal taste preference). Just good, old fa...