Sweet Freezer Pickles

gaynel mohler


I have had this recipe for a few years and do make it every summer. You can make them sweet or sweet and hot !!
I don't know why they call them freezer pickles, mine NEVER make it to the freezer.
Great to snack on or serve as a side.


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1 gallon
2 Hr 10 Min


  • 4-5 large
  • 1/4 c
    salt ( i used sea salt )
  • 2 large
    sweet onions
  • 1/2 c
    each red wine and cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    pickling spices
  • 2 tsp
    mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper *for hot*

How to Make Sweet Freezer Pickles


  1. wash cucumbers, slice in half lengthwise (unless your food processor can fit thru opening to slice

    slice thin
  2. place cucumbers in large container and sprinkle salt over top, cover with a tee towel and let sit 2 hours

    slice onions thin, set aside.
  3. Meanwhile mix rest of ingredients and let sit until cucumbers have reached the 2 hours
  4. After the 2 hours are up, drain cucumbers well
  5. mix onion rings in with cucumbers, pour vinegar syrup mixture over and mix well
  6. divide into containers and freeze

    I place mine in a gallon pickle jar and refrigerate

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