Bread and Butter Pickles in a bowl
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Bread and Butter Pickles

A perfect balance between sweet and tangy pickle
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Resting time1 hr
Total Time14 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 28 tablespoons


  • 3 cups small cucumbers such as Persian Cucumbers
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 2 1/2 tsp pink salt
  • 1/4 cup monk fruit sugar
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup apple vinegar
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 cup water


  • First, with a crinkle cutter or a regular knife cut small cucumbers into 1/4 inch or more slices. 
  • Slice onions into thin slices and cut the rings into thirds. Toss cucumbers in 2 teaspoons pink salt. 
  • Toss cucumbers in 2 teaspoons pink salt.  
  • Toss sliced onions in 1/2 teaspoon salt. 
  • Place salted onions and cucumber into iced water.
  • Cover and place into the fridge and let sit for 2 hours.
  • Remove cucumbers and onions from the fridge. 
  • Drain cucumbers, sliced onions, and rinse them. 
  • Place the cucumbers and onions into a sterilized glass jar with a sterilized lid. 
  • In a pot on the stove add the monk fruit sugar, maple sugar, apple vinegar, white wine vinegar, mustard seed, turmeric, and celery seed to a saucepan and simmer. 
  • Let simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Add in the water. 
  • Once cooled pour on top of the cucumbers and onions leaving a small amount of room at the top. 
  • Place the lid on top and place in the fridge. Store for up to three months in the fridge.
  • Store for up to three months in the fridge.


One serving is approximately 2 tablespoons.
Nutrition Facts
Servings 28.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories 6
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0 g 0 %
Saturated Fat 0 g 0 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 235 mg 10 %
Potassium 9 mg 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 2 g 1 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g 1 %
Sugars 1 g  
Protein 0 g 0 %
Vitamin A 1 %
Vitamin C 1 %
Calcium 0 %
Iron 1 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.