These overnight refrigerator bread and butter pickles are made ENTIRELY in the fridge overnight and you won't believe the amazing sweet, tangy flavors that develop. Make a big batch!
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Overnight Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

These overnight refrigerator bread and butter pickles are made ENTIRELY in the fridge overnight and you won't believe the amazing sweet, tangy flavors that develop. Make a big batch!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 quart pickles

Ingredients

  • 8-10 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons mustard seeds

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, toss cucumbers and onion with salt. Chill in refrigerator 1 hour. 
  • Remove cucumbers from refrigerator and rinse with cold water several times. Drain, place in a large seal-able container and set aside.
  • Combine sugars, cider vinegar, and mustard seeds in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat pour over cucumbers. Let cool 30 minutes at room temperature then seal and chill in refrigerator overnight, at least 12 hours. Enjoy!

Notes

Cucumbers may be stored in refrigerator up to 1 month.
I do not recommend using this recipe for canning.