Refrigerator Pickles

Mix together:

1  gallon sliced cucumbers
4  medium/large onions

Mix together:

1  tablespoon mustard seed
1  teaspoon turmeric
1/3  cup pickling salt
2  tablespoons celery seed
3  cups sugar
3  cups vinegar

Put everything in a large jar and set in the refrigerator. Shake every morning for a few weeks. Do not peel the cucumbers. Keeps for a long time, pickles are best after 2 weeks.

Refrigerator Pickles
Originator: Irene Johnson - Frost, MN

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Comments from people who have tried this recipe:

7/24/07 - I have tried these and my family really likes them. How long will they keep in the refrigerator?
Ruth (

  • I really cannot say, the longest that they have ever lasted is 2 months before they were all gone! Glad that you like them. Bill Wescott