Best pickle recipes, 15 quick and easy pickle recipes for the perfect snack and condiment. These easy homemade pickle recipes include dill pickles, sour pickles, bread and butter pickles, spicy pickles, and even Kool-Aid pickles!
Everyone seems to be making pickles right now this summer, are you? If you’re looking for some of the best homemade pickle recipes, I have 15 for you to choose from! If you’re not into “canning” don’t worry, many of these are overnight refrigerator pickles and no canning experience needed.
As you may know, I’m a huge refrigerator pickle fan. Fresh pickles overnight, can’t beat that!
Canning is just not my thing. I’m the first to admit, so refrigerator pickles are my thing!
Many of these recipes can easily be adapted and changed with your favorite herbs and spices. Change them up and see what flavors you can make.
Ready to make some pickles? Let’s get started…
Homemade Pickle Recipes
1. Overnight Homemade Pickles (Snappy Gourmet) – One of my most popular recipes, these Overnight Homemade Pickles are an easy overnight dill pickle that you’ll love. Seriously, homemade pickles overnight. Perfect to add to these Killer Burgers and Pickle Chicken Burgers.
2. Half Sour Pickles (Brooklyn Farm Girl) – These Half Sour Pickles taste just like New York Crunchy pickles. No canning needed either. Just refrigerate for a few days. They sound delicious!
3. Easy Sweet and Spicy Bread & Butter Pickles (Pinch and Swirl) – Only a few minutes of prep needed to put these sweet and spicy refrigerator pickles together. The perfect condiment or snack!
4. Spicy Pickles (Snappy Gourmet) – These Spicy Pickles have been SUPER popular this summer! If you like a little heat with your pickles, these easy refrigerator pickles are for you! Fresh pickles ready overnight. Easy!
5. Refrigerator Garlic Dill Pickles (Melanie Cooks) – Homemade garlic dill pickles with a huge crunch. Just pour boiling salted water over the cucumbers, garlic, and dill and the pickles are ready the next day.
6. Lady Ashburnham Pickles (Older Mommy Still Yummy) – These chopped pickles have almost a relish consistency and great on burgers on hot dogs! They look great!
7. Russian Dill Pickles (Happy Kitchen Rocks) – Easy family recipe for Russian Dill Pickles with herbs, garlic, and peppercorns.
8. Sweet Cucumber Sandwich Pickles (Confessions of an Overworked Mom) – Check out these pickle slices with brown sugar, white sugar, celery seed, mustard seed, and turmeric.
9. Horseradish Pickles (What Jew Wanna Eat) – Ohhh how I love horseradish. These pickle spears have a little fresh horseradish for some kick!
10. Gin and Tonic Refrigerator Pickles (The View From Great Island) – Alcoholic pickles! Little Persian cucumbers pickled in gin, tonic water, lime, and juniper berries.
11. IPA Pickles (The Beeroness) – These cucumbers are pickled with IPA beer and sweet rainbow peppers. Such a fun idea.
12. Spicy Korean Cucumber Kimchi Refrigerator Pickles (Jeanette’s Healthy Living) – Start with some Kirby cucumbers, then add Korean chili powder, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and a few other ingredients for a unique Asian pickle.
13. Sriracha Refrigerator Pickles (From Valerie’s Kitchen) – If you like sriracha, you’ll love these hot and spicy pickles!
14. Quick Sweet Pickles (Food Network) – These refrigerator sweet pickles are not only pickled in sugar but also coriander seed, mustard seed, allspice berries, cinnamon, cloves, and a few other ingredients.
15. Kool-Aid Pickles (Tornadough Alli) – Yep, you read that right, Kool-Aid Pickles. Add a packet of the flavored drink mix to some pickles, and you have a fun treat. You have to check these out to believe it!
Which one will you make first?
More bonus recipes for you! Give my Mexican Refrigerator Pickles or Ranch Refrigerator Pickles a try. More easy overnight refrigerator pickle recipes. One with taco seasoning, the other with ranch seasoning. Careful, they are a bit addictive.
If pickles aren’t quite your thing, try making these easy Pickled Red Onions! Love them on burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, and so many other things.
This post was originally published in July 2018, but updated in August 2019 with additional information.