Amish Refrigerator Pickles


  • 3 medium cucumbers, sliced about 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced into short strips
  • 1 onion, sliced into rings
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons celelry seed
  • 4 tablespoons salt


  1. Clean and sanitize 6 pint-size Mason jars with lids. Divide the sliced cucumbers, pepper, and onion among the jars.
  2. Create the pickling liquid by mixing together the vinegar, sugar, celery seed and salt. Fill the jars halfway with the liquid. Fill each jar the rest of the way with cold water.
  3. Fit the lid on tightly and shake to mix.
  4. Store in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours.