Mona's Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Mona's Easy Refrigerator Pickles

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"I got this recipe from an old family friend. She used to make us these pickles when we were kids. It is a really simple recipe, and the hardest part is not eating the pickles before they are ready. You can add pimentos, sliced bell peppers, or whole garlic cloves to the vinegar solution as alternative options."
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2 d 20 m servings 304 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 76.5g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 3494 mg
  • 140%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir sugar, salt, and vinegar together in a plastic container with a lid until sugar is mostly dissolved. Place cucumbers and onion in the vinegar solution; stir to coat. Cover container and refrigerate for at least 2 days, stirring occasionally.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the vinegar solution ingredients. The actual amount consumed will vary.



Amazing! Thought I was in my Mom's kitchen! Hubby, being British, asked me to cut the sugar down a bit next time, but for me, they were perfect. Just for the heck of it, I added a tbsp of dill a...

These were pretty good, but even better on the 4th day, when I polished off the small batch I made! Loved how the cuke and onion were soft yet crunchy. I think a little mustard seed would be a...

I cut the vinegar with some water and used splenda instead of sugar. The kids ate them like candy!

I used apple cider vinegar because I don't think white should be used for cooking. I cut the sugar in half and they were still sweet. I was in a farm co-op this summer and had a lot fo cucumbe...

Just made my second batch today. First batch I added celery seed and crushed red pepper flakes. I mixed white vinegar, apple cider vinegar and water, half cup each. Today added a red pepper, an...

Love these! I always want a batch of these in the fridge. I cut the sugar in half and didn't put in the salt. Instead I added a dash of garlic salt, celery seed, and dill

Excellent. I only used 1/8 cup sugar. Added garlic, and fresh ground black pepper. They were gone in minutes. Tonight I'll add fresh Thai chilies for some heat. YUM

These are the bomb!! Soooo easy too. ADDED to my review on the second round: Gone in a day and a half. Making these for Dad next. Maybe fewer onions, although they were gone too!

Easy and tasted great! I cut the sugar down to one cup and I added some ground black pepper and some sliced red, yellow, and orange mini sweet pepper rings. I also added a couple of garlic clove...

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