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

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

shellycroberts July 17, 2009

perfect recipe, the pickles are really crisp and tasty.

ChefDebs July 13, 2009

Thanks for a great recipe!! wil make often.

Beansy October 23, 2008