Mom’s Sweet Pickles from Dill Pickles


Have you ever tasted a pickle made in this fashion?  I don’t even know how to describe the taste other than to say they are incredibly delicious!  They do not taste like a dill pickle nor do they taste like a sweet pickle.  They are a totally unique pickle!

I remember these pickles from my early years when Mom made them and what a treat they were.  I wanted her to make them much more often!  They are like candy, I kid you not! 

These pickles are easy, easy to make, there is no canning and all of that involved.  Just empty the dill pickle jar, cook a little brine with spices, plunk them back in the jar and refrigerate.  That’s it!  They’re done!  



I love all pickles but these are truly my favorite!  Try them; they just might become your favorite.  They are just so different.  If you love pickles the way I love pickles; believe me, you will love these pickles!


Sweet Pickles from Dill Pickles

Ingredients:

1 quart whole dill pickles
2 cups sugar
½ cup vinegar
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon mustard seed

Method:

Pour off juice from pickles.
Soak pickles in water for a minute.
Drain well. 
Slice pickles into halves or sticks.
Place pickles back in jar.
Mix sugar, vinegar, and seeds in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil.
Pour over pickles.
Refrigerate.
Best to let them set for a day before eating.

EAT and ENJOY!!!!  They are addictive, I’m telling you!  YUM!!!






21 comments:

  1. Never tried to make this before. Usually just make papaya and mango pickles.

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  2. These sound excellent, a must try!

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  3. I love how easy these sound. I definitely need to give these a try. Thanks for the recipe. Have a nice day! Twyla

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  4. I love pickles and I just discovered fried dill pickles a few months ago!...This sounds easy and very good!

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  5. Mmmmmm...yum I LOVE pickles!!

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  6. Thank you so much for the kind words and well wishes Pam! You are Awesome!

    xoxo

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  7. Yum....these sounds good. Hope to try soon:)

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  8. This sounds really cool. I'll try these when my kids come home.

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  9. Little Inbox, sounds interesting! I've never made mango and papaya pickles.

    5 Star Foodie, great!

    Twyla, thanks! Hope you and Lindsey are having a wonderful day also!

    Jacqueline, I have heard of fried dill pickles but have never had one. That is definitely something different! I'll have to try one!

    Holly, I do too!

    Pam, thank you! You are pretty great yourself!

    The Fadjich Times, I hope you do and that you like them!

    Kathleen, cool! They're a great pickle! Thanks!

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  10. Nobody does different pickeled things anymore!! I love this idea. Will have to try it.
    (if I can manage to read the directions correctly. LOL )
    sorry your scalloped potatoes were not what you were hoping for.

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  11. Pam,
    I made pickles, once. I canned bread and butter pickles and yes, they were good. I just don't know that I was any "good" at canning. (Maybe something I should try later in life?)(Like now?)
    Growing up, visiting my paternal Grandma's farm, she had a "back room" between the well house and the kitchen that had her washer & dryer in it, one of those old tin box showers and a sink. She used to pickle her pickles in big old crocs and cover them with cheesecloth. I wonder if these were somethiing like what she made? (I need to ask my mother about this.)
    hugs, Cheryl

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  12. These sound excellent! I will be trying them.

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  13. Never heard of these! But I may have to try them. They'd be great alongside a grilled burger, eaten on the patio!

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  14. I've never heard of doing this. How fun! I want to try it! :)

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  15. I have never heard of these but we are all about the pickles, it sounds interesting & tasty too! Thanks for posting this one.

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  16. My partner LOVES pickles. I think I might have to give these a try for him. Thanks for the idea!

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  17. I used to make dozens of large jars of dill pickles; mine had garlic in them. That was a long time ago; good memories.
    Rita

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  18. Nothing beats homemade pickles, especially in the summer!

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  19. Wow pretty simple. My son is a sweet pickle eater. When he was small his favorite lunch was a piece of meat or cheese wrapped around a sweet pickle. He will be delighted when I make these.
    Mimi

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  20. This is a great idea! Manly brought home this ridiculously huge jar of dill pickles from work so it's nice to know how to convert some of them into sweet ones.

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  21. Debbie, go for it! These are some great pickles!

    Whosyergurl, I haven't "canned" pickles in a long time. What is great about this recipe is that it requires no actual canning. I know what you mean with your grandmother and her pickling. We had an attached smoke house and Mom did a lot of that type stuff there. Wish I had one!

    Farmchick, good luck and I hope you enjoy them!

    Abby, they'd go great with a burger. Grilling season just started here. Love it!

    theUngourmet, they are are fun to make and something a little different.

    Dee, you're welcome and thanks for the visit!

    Elizabeth and Jared, hope you try them and that it's just what he likes!

    Sage, there's nothing like a good freshly made dill pickle. Sounds great to me!

    Fresh Local and Best, I agree with you wholeheartedly! Thanks for stopping by!

    Mimi, yes! They're very easy. I hope your son likes these with his meat or cheese. It beats bread!

    Danielle, the timing is perfect. Hope you enjoy them!

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