Sweet Dill Pickles

Sweet Dill Pickles


"These pickles soaked in a sugar mixture taste just like candy! They take some time to make, but are a sweet treat."


14 h 35 m servings 54 cals
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Original recipe yields 64 servings



  • Calories:
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 359 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Drain pickles and slice into 1/4 inch pieces. Place in a medium bowl with 2 cups sugar. Stir, cover and allow to stand at room temperature 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. In a medium saucepan, mix together the remaining sugar, vinegar, water and pickling spice. Bring to a boil. Pour over the pickles. Allow the mixture to stand at room temperature 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
  3. Transfer the pickles to sterile jars and store in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Add about 20 cloves of garlic and you've got a wonderful sweet garlic pickle. I have given these to friends and family for Christmas. Great on sandwiches too. Right from the jar, you can't stop ...

I just love the sweet and slightly salty taste of these pickles! I added onion and bell peppers to mine and had better pickles than my old recipe with much more ease of preperation. Everyone lo...

GREAT! I used a large jar of Claussen Garlic Dills, I also added hot red pepper flakes & whole cloves along with the pickling spice, made them up about a week before Thanksgiving & when I ser...

These are outstanding. Easy to make. I have never had sweet dill pickles before and thought I would try them. Glad I did. Eveyone raved about them. I added 5 cloves of garlic and that added the ...

These are absolutely delicious. I am going to make some more to give to friends for Christmas.

I have been making these dill pickles for 45 years and they are out of this world

I was excited to find this recipe. I have a potato salad recipe that needs candied dills & have been unable to find in stores the last few years. I've made this recipe twice & adjusted some me...

What a great new easy making. Great flavor, different and unique.

I made these for family and coworkers last Christmas. They were a big hit. Will definitely try experimenting with pepper flakes or garlic in future batches. A definite keeper!