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)
  • 2
    stem and flower of dill plant
  • 1-2
    clove garlic
  • ·
    enough pickles to fill gallon jar or jars

How to Make Sun Dill Pickles


  1. Place a stem and flower of fresh dill and 1 or more garlic cloves in bottom of jar. Pack pickles in jar.
  2. Mix 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
  3. Place in a sunny location for 3 days. Refridgerate and enjoy!!!
  4. I 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.
  5. I 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

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