Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use large canning jar.
  2. Place 2-3 cloves garlic, grape leaves (optional), and a couple sprigs of dill on the bottom of each jar.
  3. Boil together 2 quarts water, vinegar, salt, and sugar.
  4. Stir, turn off and let cool.
  5. Pack jars with cucumbers and pour cooled solution to completely cover cucumbers.
  6. Refrigerate and ready in 3-4 days.


Most Helpful

this is a very good pickle recipe i cant believe there arn't more reviews the grape leaves are a must and you have to use kohser salt and i found out this brine makes awesome pickled eggs thanks for sharing

bmiene August 30, 2007

LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe! So easy. Crushed the garlic, lots of peppercorns, dill & a few hot peppers, and they are like zesty claussens. I did spears, hamburger slices and wholes. Poured the brine on warm, and the slices were done that evening, gonna do another batch tomorrow. Can you process and "can" these??

mrs.wiersma July 08, 2010

This is the same recipe I have using for years for making dill pickle. To preserve them just make sure your jars are hot/warm. Fill the jars then pour boiling liquid within 1/2 inch to top. Top with HOT lids and screw bands on hand tight (do not use tightening tool). You can process them for 10 minutes but I never have and have good luck. You can also use Ball crispins in each jar to help keep them crunchy.

Marsha R. July 12, 2015

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