Refrigerator Cucumber Pickles

They'll think you're "as cool as a cucumber" for serving up these homemade pickles. Our recipe for Refrigerator Cucumber Pickles is a great make-ahead, old-fashioned recipe that's easy, fresh, and tasty!

Makes: 8
Chilling Time: 8 hr
Cooking Time: 15 min

What You'll Need:

3 cucumbers, thinly sliced
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups white vinegar
3 tablespoons celery seed
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

What To Do:

1. In a 9- x 13-inch baking dish, combine the cucumbers, onion, and bell pepper; set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the remaining ingredients to a boil, stirring occasionally. Pour mixture over the vegetables and allow to cool completely.

3. Cover and chill overnight before serving.

Note: For a little more color, feel free to use half a red bell pepper and half a green one.