Cheater* Pickles

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Fauve

Don't throw away that pickle jar and the liquid brine after you've eaten a jar of your favorite commercially prepared pickles! Here is a ridiculously easy recipe for the most unbelieveable tasting pickles. This is a sure way to impress family and friends with these delicious "home-made" pickles... Trust me on this, ok?

Top Review by rosslare

Waste nothing, want nothing. More of a method than a recipe, to use up jarred pickle brine. Love the results, and for a minimum of fuss.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • fresh cucumber, sliced
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar pickles, with ONLY juice left in the jar after all pickles have been removed (I prefer Vlasic Kosher Dills)


  1. Slice cucumbers.
  2. Place slices into jar of commercially prepared pickle brine, filling the jar just until all cucumbers are covered by the liquid.
  3. Replace lid and refrigerate.
  4. Wait at least 4 hours to serve. (These are actually better after 3 or 4 days).
  5. Keeps in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

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