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Bab's Bread and Butter Pickles

Rated as 3.33 out of 5 Stars

"Try these tangy-sweet bread-and-butter pickles on a tuna sandwich or chopped in a tartar sauce for fish fillets. Serve these at your next BBQ and then send your family and friends home with a jar as a great hostess gift! This can also be made with cider vinegar."
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1 d 25 m servings 28
Original recipe yields 50 servings (6 pints)


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  1. Divide cucumber slices among canning jars. Add 1/2 teaspoon pickling spice and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric to each jar.
  2. Stir vinegar, water, sugar, and sea salt together in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook and stir until the sugar and salt dissolve; cook at a boil for 2 minutes.
  3. Carefully fill jars with brine to within 1/2 inch of the rim, covering the cucumbers completely. Discard any leftover brine.
  4. Place the lids on the jars. Refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving. Store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 28 calories; 0 7.1 0.2 0 142 Full nutrition

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I made the recipe as-is, and the pickles are delicious! I’m not sure the purpose of the turmeric, except to make it yellow. The turmeric flavor is very subtle. The slices are very crisp! With t...