Dill Pickle and Sweet Pickle Recipes

Bread and Butter Pickles. Kosher dills. Refrigerator pickles. We’ve got the top-rated pickle recipes you’ll relish.

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Ukrainian Dill and Garlic Pickles

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This recipe was handed down to me by my mother Sofia, whose pickles were always in great demand.
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Mona's Easy Refrigerator Pickles

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I got this recipe from an old family friend. She used to make us these pickles when we were kids. It is a really simple recipe, and the hardest part is not eating the pickles before they are ready. You can add pimentos, sliced bell peppers, or whole garlic cloves to the vinegar solution as alternative options.

Bea and Bill's Bread and Butter Pickles

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These are the pickles that were present at every family event. One taste and memories of summer and our grandparents - Bill and Beatrice Cooper - come flooding back. Enjoy!

Refrigerator Pickles

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This recipe was given to me by my late mother-in-law and makes use of the abundant summertime supply of cucumbers. A neighbor recently presented me with four five gallon buckets of cucumbers from his garden and I made pickles for the whole neighborhood. They will also stay fresh in the refrigerator for 2 1/2 to 3 weeks.

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

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These pickles taste so fresh and have just the right amount of dill and garlic. They taste great along-side a hotdog on a bun. They also taste great alone as a healthy snack. The pickles should be good for 6 weeks. Enjoy! You can also cut cucumbers into chips if you prefer a pickle chip instead of a spear.

Bread and Butter Pickles II

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These are the best bread and butter pickles I have ever had!! And I have been looking for a long time. I guarantee you'll love them! This recipe makes a lot, so get ready to crunch. Enjoy!

Japanese-Style Pickled Cucumber (Sunomono)

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Quick and easy side dish to made that is extremely healthy and bursting with flavor!

Spicy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

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This is a wonderful, spicy dill pickle with a nice hint of sweetness. Plan to at least double the amount of crushed red pepper if you like it REALLY spicy...YUM!

Homemade Refrigerator Pickles

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Just pickles!!! These are easy to make, and are a great way to use vegetables from the garden.

Pop's Dill Pickles

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Pop has been making these crunchy, best tasting pickles for years. I have been making for about 4 years, and recently started adding fresh garlic cloves to my canning jars. I know there are a lot of good pickle recipes out there, but this is one of the best tasting pickles ever. Some people eat their pickles about a week after, but I say wait, because the longer you wait the better they are.
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Chef John's Bread and Butter Pickles

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At the end of summer during the Great Depression the excess cucumber crop was sliced, salted, pickled, and put up in jars for the cold, lean months ahead. I can just imagine what a treat it was to fill a sandwich with these sweet crunchy coins (bread and butter pickles, as they came to be known). I'm sure it was a wonderful break from what must have been a fairly flavorless existence. For longer storage, you can process the pickles in canning jars in a boiling water canner.
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Summertime Sweet Pickles

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This easy recipe gives you a great way to save a bountiful crop of cukes! Your fresh cucumbers will taste great this way. This classic method is popular with all age groups.

Inspiration and Ideas

Candied Dills

"You can't buy a jar of pickles that tastes like this, and it just doesn't get much easier to mix up a batch." – lutzflcat

Blue Ribbon Horseradish Pickles

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Spicy pickles with a hint of horseradish will set your pickles head and shoulders above the rest. You will get raves on these pickles! I always get asked to make more or bring more to work. These are worth a try! This makes a really crisp, great tasting pickle!