Sun Dill Pickles

Sun Dill Pickles Recipe

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Michele Gillaspie


Got from cousin who got it from in-laws. She says its been around for over 4 generations.

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1 Gallon
15 Min
24 Hr


6 1/2 c
cold water
3 1/4 c
white wine vinegar
2/3 c
pickling salt
1 tsp
alum (heaping makes them crisp)
stem and flower of dill plant
clove garlic
enough pickles to fill gallon jar or jars

How to Make Sun Dill Pickles


  • 1Place a stem and flower of fresh dill and 1 or more garlic cloves in bottom of jar. Pack pickles in jar.
  • 2Mix together well
    cold water,white vinegar,pickling salt and alum
    then pour mixture over pickles.
    Fill jar to the top with mixture
    top pickles with another stem of dill
  • 3Place in a sunny location for 3 days. Refridgerate and enjoy!!!
  • 4I have had people tell me they will last a whole year if refriderated. If you don't have a gallon jar divide it up among quart jars.
  • 5I know I posted 24 hrs but the list of times did not go up to 3 days. Sorry!

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About Sun Dill Pickles

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #pickles, #dill