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Refrigerator Pickles in a small bowl with cucumbers and onions.

Easy No-Cook Refrigerator Pickles

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  • Author: Ben
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American


If you are looking for a simple, easy, no mess recipe for your cucumbers, you have got to give this refrigerator pickles recipe a try. They are great to have around and it is a great way to use up our garden’s cucumber bounty.


  • 6 medium unpeeled cucumbers, sliced
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl
  2. Let stand in the refrigerator for 24 hours or overnight
  3. Serve


  • Allow to marinate overnight
  • Stores for up to one month
  • Keep in a covered container in the fridge
  • Consider adding other ingredients, such as garlic or peppers, to switch things up.
  • Total calories are fairly accurate, but calories per serving has a lot of variables (how much of the liquid is consumed) that may impact calories.