Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Preparation info

  • Yield: approx.

    5 quarts

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Amish Canning & Preserving

Amish Canning & Preserving

By Laura Anne Lapp

Published 2019

  • About

These pickles are sweeter than the kosher dill type, but the added onions go well with sandwiches.


  • 1 gallon thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • ¼ cup<


  1. Combine cucumbers, onions, and salt.
  2. Soak for 3 hours, then drain well.
  3. Heat sugar, vinegar, water, turmeric, and celery seed over medium heat until just boiling.
  4. Fill clean, prepared jars with cucumber-onion mixture, making sure they are full, but not packed in too tightly. (I fill them and tap them on the countertop firmly a few times to s