Super Easy Dill Pickles Recipe

Dill Pickles, Recipe

Do you like pickles? My kiddos love them and I do as well. They go great with sandwiches and as a yummy crunchy snack. There’s just something unique about them that make them so great.

Lately I have been making more meals and snacks from scratch to provide healthier options for my family. I admit though, it gets very time-consuming but so worth it!

Recently we made some Dill Pickles and it was easy! I can’t wait until we plant our own cucumbers and make pickles from those this Summer.



  • 4 pickling cucumbers
  • 2 teaspoons organic garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon pickling salt
  • 1 tablespoon organic sugar
  • 4 heads fresh organic dill
  • 1 1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 4 cups water

Pickles, Dill


  • Clean cucumbers and dill thoroughly.
  • Pat dry dill and set aside.


  • Stir vinegar, water, sugar and pickling salt together in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool.

Pickles, Dill

  •  Cut cucumbers into spears.

Dill Pickles, Recipe

  •  Place cucumber spears, garlic powder and fresh dill (2 heads in each) into 2-1 quart glass jars.
  • Pour the liquid mixture (after cooled) into the jars over your cucumbers.
  • Seal container and refrigerate at least 5-7 days.
  • Enjoy!

How do you like eating your pickles?



  • Fi Ní Neachtáin

    My other half would love these. Thanks for sharing the DIY and how to do it 🙂

  • Erin

    Oh yum! I love a good dill pickle and making them is just a blast!

  • Lynndee

    My husband loves pickles. We haven’t tried making our own though. Never thought it is that easy to make.

  • Roselynn

    I have always been envious about people who can eat pickles straight out the jar. Personally I cannot stomach eating pickles, but I wish I could.

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    I have never tried to make my own pickles before. This looks like such a simple recipe. I will have to try making them this weekend.

  • Ashleigh Walls

    You’re not kidding at how simple this is! I love pickles and this is going to be a me time project.

  • Krystal

    I’ve never done this myself before. I should try it. Pickles are my husband’s favorite!

  • Rosey

    I never thought to make my own. It’s definitely something I wouldn’t mind doing though. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  • Olivia Schwab

    Ah my family makes dill pickles every summer! I love making these with my family. It’s such a great family tradition we have! Great recipe!

  • Chrystal @ YUM eating

    We can pickles every year. My family is friends with some of the family farmers around here so at the end of the pickle growing season we get to go and get as many pickles as we can carry. I remember one year me, my mom, kiddo and my hubs did over 100 jars of pickles.

  • Chubskulit Rose

    I have so many cucumbers last summer so I did some pickles to, I added a little bit of sugar on mine. I would add some dill this year if I getET A LOT OF CUCUMBERS.

  • Chubskulit Rose

    I have so many cucumbers last summer so I did some pickles to, I added a little bit of sugar on mine. I would add some dill this year if I FET A LOT OF CUCUMBERS>

  • Ricci

    I love pickles and have always wanted to make my own!! Thanks for the recipe and I can’t wait to try it, looks yummy!!

  • Echo

    I should really make some pickles some time. This recipe sounds like the one my grandma used to use to make pickles and they were really good!

  • Mistee Dawn

    I love love love pickles. And now I can make my own. Thanks so much for this great recipe.

  • Myrabev

    I love pickled cucumbers and eat them like they are going out of fashion, thanks for the recipe didnt know it was this easy to make

  • Jesica H

    Who doesn’t love pickles! This would be really fun for my kids to help with!

  • lisa

    We love pickles in our house. I could really put this recipe to work in our home!!

  • michele d

    Wow! You make it look so simple. We love pickles in this house. I gotta try this! Thanks for the recipe Bonnie.

  • Amby Felix

    Those look so yummy and crisp! I bet they’re delicious next to a nice big fresh sandwich! I used to pickle stuff all of the time at a restaurant I worked at. I should do this this year! Thank you!

  • Jeanine

    This is awesome! We go through so many dill pickles. I could just make my own! How fabulous and not so complicated!

  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    Nothing beats homemade pickles! Love your recipe! Can’t wait to try this at home myself!

  • Sophie O’Reilly

    I do love a bit of pickle in homemade burgers, will be definitely trying this recipe out.

  • Melissa Pezza

    Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! We love dill pickles, and I’ve always wanted to make them. I think I could do this one!

  • Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    Thanks for this great recipe! Down here in the south, sweet pickles are king, but a lot of people make what we call “sweet dill pickles”. It’s basically sweet pickles with dill in it. It’s tasty!

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