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Bread and Butter Pickles

Garden fresh cucumbers and just a few simple ingredients and you can make your own Bread and Butter Pickles from scratch!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 1 Quart
Author Tracy



  • 5 1/2 cups 1 1/2 pounds thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric


  • Combine cucumbers and salt in a large, shallow bowl; cover and chill 1 1/2 hours. 
  • Move cucumbers into a colander and rinse thoroughly under cold water. Drain well, and return cucumbers to bowl. Add onion to the bowl.
  • Combine sugar and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour hot vinegar mixture over cucumber mixture; let stand at room temperature 1 hour. 
  • Cover and refrigerate 24 hours. Store in an airtight container / jars in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.