Canning Recipes in Ball Jars

Pickle Perfect: Easy Bread & Butter Recipe

Canning Recipes in Ball Jars

Sweet, crunchy and full of flavor. Start with fresh cucumbers, Ball Bread and Butter Pickle Mix, and Heinz Distilled White Vinegar and you're there.

Servings: 15
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups Heinz® Distilled White Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Ball® Bread & Butter Pickle Mix
  • 2 Ball® Quart (32 oz.) Jars with lids and bands
  • 3 1/2 pounds pickling cucumbers (about 14 small to medium)
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar


  1. Cut ends off cucumbers. Cut into 1/2 inch slices.

  2. Combine Heinz® Distilled White Vinegar, Ball® Bread & Butter Pickle Mix, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Heat to a boil.
  3. Pour hot pickling liquid over cucumber slices in a large bowl. Cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  4. Pack cucumber slices into jars. Ladle pickling liquid over cucumbers. Place lids and bands on jars.
  5. Refrigerate pickles. For best flavor, allow pickles to stand in refrigerator for 3 weeks.

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