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Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickle

Bread and Butter Pickles are a sweet, sour and crunchy addition to your sandwiches, hamburgers, and salads! Learn how to easily make this side dish at home!

Course Kitchen Tips, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Bread and Butter Pickle
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Brine 2 hours
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 jars
Calories 1097 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 1/2 lbs fresh cucumbers sliced into rings
  • 2 yellow onions thinly sliced
  • 2 chili peppers sliced into rings
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup Kosher salt do NOT use table salt
  • 1 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Combine cucumbers, onion, garlic, and peppers in a bowl, sprinkle kosher salt over the top and stir to coat well. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally from time to time.
  2. Rinse cucumbers in a colander under cold water until all salt is washed away. Drain well.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, stir white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, sugar, water, garlic, mustard seed, celery seed, peppercorns, red pepper flakes, turmeric, and ground cloves.
  4. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add sliced cucumbers to the saucepan and heat until almost boiling, remove from heat, and cool completely.
  6. Transfer to jars, cover with the lid, let cool and after that store in the refrigerator.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Bread and Butter Pickle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1097 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 14194mg617%
Potassium 1079mg31%
Carbohydrates 252g84%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 238g264%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 835IU17%
Vitamin C 26.3mg32%
Calcium 157mg16%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.