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I have been making refrigerator dill pickles for a few years now and have played around with the amounts quite a bit.

This is by far the best!

I grow pickling cucumbers in my garden.

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And yes, there is a difference between regular cucumbers and pickling cucumbers.

I did make the mistake once of using a regular cucumber and let me just say…it wasn’t good.

So, if you’re lucky enough to have some pickling cucumbers this recipe is a must try!

How to Make Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Four pickling cucumbers fit perfectly in 2 pint size mason jars.

I prefer spears, but you could cut them into chips if you prefer.

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Once they are cut, pack them into the jars along with some dill.

I used dried this time, but I do prefer fresh.

And add a garlic clove, and some whole black peppercorns.

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

In a bowl or large measuring cup (this makes for easy pouring later) combine 1 1/4 cups water, 2/3 cup white vinegar, 1 Tbsp sugar, and 1 1/2 Tbsp kosher salt.

Stir this mixture with a spoon until the sugar and salt are dissolved.

This usually takes a few minutes.

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Pour the mixture into the mason jars to cover the pickles completely, put the lids on.

And give them a good shake.

Refrigerator Dill Pickles they do take a few days in the fridge before they are ready to eat, so be patient.

They will last about 6 months in the fridge.

But I doubt they will be around that long because they are ridiculously good!

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

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Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Crisp, crunchy homemade pickles couldn't be easier to make!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword dill, Homemade, Pickles, Refrigerator
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 2 jars
Calories 90 kcal
Author Cheri Renee

Ingredients

  • 4 pickling cucumbers
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and smashed
  • 12 whole peppercorns
  • 2 Tbsps dried dill (or 4 sprigs fresh dill)
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Slice the pickling cucumbers into spears or chips. Pack them into 2 pint size mason jars.

  2. Put 1 garlic clove, 6 peppercorns, and 1 Tbsp of dill (or 2 sprigs) into each mason jar.

  3. In a bowl or large measuring cup, combine water, vinegar, sugar and salt. Stir for about 3 minutes until the salt and sugar are completely dissolved.

  4. Pour the mixture into the mason jars to completely cover the cucumbers and shake.

  5. Refrigerate for at least 3 days before eating. Will stay good in the fridge for 6 months.

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