Sweet Kosher Dill Pickles

Preparation info

  • Yield: approx.

    9 quarts

    • Difficulty


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Amish Canning & Preserving

Amish Canning & Preserving

By Laura Anne Lapp

Published 2019

  • About

These are my family’s personal favorite. I make jar after jar of them as long as my cucumbers keep producing in the garden. We eat them with everything, but especially sandwiches. Grilled ham and cheese on homemade bread with pickles tucked inside tastes amazing!


  • 16 cups water
  • cups sugar
  • 4 cups


  1. Mix water, sugar, white vinegar, salt, and Mrs. Wages mix in a large stockpot.
  2. Heat on medium until sugar and seasoning mix are dissolved and mixture is just beginning to boil.
  3. As the brine is heating, wash and slice the cucumbers.
  4. Fill clean, prepared jars with cucumbers, making sure they are full, but not packed in too tightly. (I fill the