My Wonderful Bread and Butter Pickles!!!

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 15 mins

I thought I lost my recipe and almost had a heart attack!! So here it is. I've been making this for years and every single one who tries the pickles absolutely love them. I hope you do too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash cucumbers thoroughly using a vegetable brush and drain on a rack.
  2. Slice unpeeled cucumbers into 1/8-1/4" thick slices. I use a food processor for this step.
  3. Add onions and garlic.
  4. Add salt and mix thoroughly.
  5. Cover with ice cubes, allow to sit for 3 hours.
  6. Drain thoroughly, remove garlic.
  7. Combine sugar, spices and vinegar.
  8. Heat just to a boil.
  9. Add cucumbers and onions and heat 5 minutes.
  10. Pack loosely into clean, pint jars. Adjust lids.
  11. Process in a boiling waterbath for 5 minutes.
  12. Start to count processing time as soon as the water returns to boiling.
  13. Times are approximate.
Most Helpful

5 5

Best bread and butter pickle recipe I've found. The pickles are crisp and flavorful. This will definitely be my standing recipe.

5 5

perfect recipe, the pickles are really crisp and tasty.

5 5

Thanks for a great recipe!! wil make often.