Sweet Dill Pickles


Preparation info

  • Yield: approx.

    4 quarts

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Amish Canning & Preserving

Amish Canning & Preserving

By Laura Anne Lapp

Published 2019

  • About

Sweet dill pickles, without the kosher dill mix, taste more like a sweet pickle.


  • 1 teaspoon dill seed or 1 head fresh dill
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove


  1. Heat water, sugar, vinegar, and salt in a large stockpot until sugar is dissolved and mixture is just beginning to boil.
  2. As the brine is heating, wash and slice the cucumbers.
  3. Fill clean, prepared jars with cucumbers, 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 settle the