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I have been browsing this site for recipes for a long time. I finally registered so I could comment on this recipe. It is outstanding. The sugar balances the tartness of the vinegar and is necessary. They are by no means sweet candied pickles. If you like good country pickles these are it. Thanks for posting, PCrocker.

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bagelboy June 28, 2004

Really good! Definately not candied pickles but I did cut the sugar down to 2 cups after the first batch came out too sweet for my taste (although not too sweet for others). I gave the second batch as gifts and everyone raved about them!

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muddwife December 21, 2011

Terriffic! Easy and crisp. Perfect for those times when you don't get a large yeild at one time from the garden. I have given this recipe out 3 times already.

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The Jelly Room August 01, 2011

delicious!!! i will be using this recipe from now on!

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chef kristin #2 July 01, 2011

Ever since I got this recipe back in 2004, I have made these evey year and would not change a thing. All my friends and family LOVES them.Thanks PCrocker for this recipe and all your others!!

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Aunt B's June 11, 2010

Following the suggestions of cooks-alot we made half of the pickles with white and half with apple-cider vinegar. They were really easy, took ingredients we had on had, and tasted great! The white vinegar pickles did have more crunch, but less taste. The only change we would make would be to use less salt, as these were very salty. We also only used 6 cucumbers instead of 18, because ours were large. Will make again!

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Dixie Vader June 12, 2009

Perfect recipe. The only thing I might change is the type of vinegar, white gives you a crisper pickle than the cider.

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cooks-alot May 21, 2009

This is a really good pickle recipe! They arent too sweet, they are just right. When we first looked at it, 4 cups seemed like alot, but it is just right. We used fresh cucumbers from the garden and they were great! The amount of sliced cucumbers we had filled 2 large canning jars. We used 1 onion and divied the rest of the ingredients by 1/3, which only filled one of the jars :) . We had about 1/2 of the cider vinegar we needed, so we used white instead. It took ours about 3 hours to get that really good picle flavor. We will definitely make this again! :)

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------- July 13, 2008

Very easy and very tasty - thank you so much for sharing!!!

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Graybert August 27, 2006
Easy Bread and Butter Pickles