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Easy Summertime Sweet Pickles

These easy-to-prepare sweet pickles require no special jars or vacuum sealing, since they are stored in the refrigerator. Perfect for when you have a bounty of cucumbers. Skill Level: Intermediate

10 min Prep
20 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 32
Protein 0.2g
Total Carbohydrates 7.3g
Dietary Fiber 0.1g
Net Carbohydrates 7.2g
Sugar 6.8g
Total Fat 0.1g
Saturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Sodium 30.2mg
SmartPoints® 2.0


  • 2 cups cucumber, thinly sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion (Vidalia), thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Place the cucumber slices and onions in a glass bowl. Set aside.
  2. Mix the vinegar, sugar, celery seed, mustard seed and salt in a medium saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar and salt. Reduce heat to low, then simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Pour the hot liquid and spices over the cucumbers and onions. Cool slightly. Cover.
  5. Refrigerate the pickles at least 2 hours before serving.
  6. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator up to 2 months.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing

Photo Credit: McCormick Spice Company