Barbs Bread & Butter Pickles

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Barb G.

I have been making these pickles for a long time they are a farorite of family & friends.

Top Review by Busters friend

What a fabulous recipe! Did add a heaping teaspoon of coriander & about a 1/4 cup sliced yellow jalapenos & a 2 inch knob of thinly sliced fresh ginger with sliced cucumbers but otherwise followed recipe as written. Total keeper! Thank you for a wonderful full-flavored but not overly sweet or sour recipe! Used white vinegar. Doubled recipe for 7 quarts! Yum! Can't wait to try this winter on a ham & cheese sandwich or on the side of a ploughman's lunch! KEEPER!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cucumber and onion slices in a large bowl.
  2. Layer with salt and cover with ice cubes; let stand for 1 1/2 hours; drain and rinse.
  3. Place remaining ingredients in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  4. Add drained cucumbers and onions and return to boil.
  5. Pack hot into jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  6. Remove air bubbles by running a knife down edges; adjust caps.
  7. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

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