Sweet Refrigerator Pickles With Onion

Recipe by kdp4640
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
YIELD: 6 pints




  • Mix cucumbers, onions, bell peppers, and salt.
  • Cover and store in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Drain liquid off and set cucumber mix aside.
  • In large pot, mix sugar, vinegar, and mustard (OR celery) seeds.
  • Heat until sugar melts.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Mix in cucumber mixture.
  • Put in jars, let cool, then refrigerate.
  • *I was told this will last 2 weeks in an airtight Tupperware type bowl-- but I put them in pint sized canning jars and they sealed.*.
  • ~I do keep them in the refrigerator as they are called "refrigerator pickles" and they will ruin if they were not kept cold.~.
  • ***As for the mustard seed OR celery seed-- we prefer mustard, but everyone has their own taste.***.
  • *****My dad uses these pickles AS hot dog relish.*****.