Bread and Butter Pickles

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Contributed by Catsrecipes Y-Group

  • Source: Marlboro Country Cookbook
  • Makes about 9 pints.



  1. Wash and dry cucumbers; cut into thin slices.
  2. Peel onions and cut into thin slices.
  3. Mix cucumbers, onions and salt; let stand 4 hours.
  4. Rinse cucumbers and onions under cold running water. Drain thoroughly.
  5. Combine vinegar, water, sugar, mustard seed, celery seed and turmeric in a large non-reactive cooking pot. Heat to boiling.
  6. Add cucumbers and onions. Bring to a boil, reduce heat a and cook at a slow boil for 30 minutes.
  7. Pack into sterilized jars. Adjust lids and process for 15 Minutes in a hot water bath.


4 or 5 sliced and seeded red chili peppers may be added to vinegar mixture.


Onion White vinegar Mustard seed Celery seed Ground turmeric