Sweet No-Cook Pickles

As the name says, these pickles don't need to be cooked. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.


Makes 1 qt.

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Stand: 1 Hours
Chill: 8 Hours


1 (46-oz.) jar dill pickles, drained
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar


1. Cut pickles into 1/4-inch-thick slices; return to pickle jar.

2. Gradually add sugar, tapping bottom of jar gently on a flat surface to allow sugar to settle in jar. Add vinegar. Cover with lid, and let stand at room temperature 1 hour, shaking jar occasionally. Chill 8 hours, shaking jar occasionally. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Mt. Olive Kosher Dill Pickles.

Anita Wilbanks, Canton, Georgia,

Southern Living

August 2009
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