Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe
Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe

With pickles almost growing out of our ears here at my household, I decided to whip up some amazing bread and butter pickles.

I had been craving them ever since seeing them at the farmers market, but there was no way I was paying 15 bucks for a jar! That was then and still is daylight robbery!

I know we should be all supporting the local farmers but 15 bucks for a jar of pickles … no thanks. I will support them in other ways!

The recipe I am sharing with you all today is adapted from food.com to make it more my style. The original recipe was a little to sweet for me.

Look how amazing my homegrown pickles are. I have never had them look this good. Usually the bugs get to them before I can. It’s going to be a great pickle year for us, that I can be sure of.

Pickles
Homegrown Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe

Ingredients:

15 cups sliced pickling cucumbers
3 onions, thinly sliced
1⁄4 cup coarse salt
4 cups crushed ice
2 1⁄2 cups cider vinegar
2 cups sugar
3⁄4 teaspoon turmeric
1⁄2 teaspoon celery seed
1 tablespoon mustard seeds

Directions:

  • Combine cucumbers, onions, salt and crushed ice in a large bowl.
  • Mix very well.
  • Put a weight on and allow to stand 3 hours.
  • Rinse and drain thoroughly.
  • Combine vinegar, sugar, turmeric, celery seed and mustard seed in a large pot.
  • Add drained cucumbers.
  • Place the pot on medium low heat.
  • Bring almost to a boil, but DO NOT ALLOW TO BOIL. (very important)
  • Remove from heat.
  • Seal in sterilized jars, 10 minutes in a hot water bath.
  • Put on a cookie sheet, right side up, at 225°F for 15 minutes.
  • Turn off oven and leave them in there until you need them.
Bread and Butter Pickles

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