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How to Make Fire and Ice Pickles with Dill and Garlic

This is an easy, hot Fire and Ice Pickles recipe. Fire and Ice Pickles are spicy, sweet, sour, flavored with dill and garlic.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
4 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 46
Calories 38kcal


  • 46 ounces dill pickle chips Do NOT use Kosher Pickles
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 4 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 4 teaspoons jalapeño pickled


  • Drain pickle juice reserving ¼ cup of juice from 46 ounces dill pickle jar.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix dill pickle chips, 2 cups sugar, 6 garlic cloves, 4 teaspoons red pepper flakes, and 4 teaspoons jalapenoes together.
  • Sugar will extract the juice from pickles. Add back in the ¼ cup pickle juice to keep the sour dill pickle taste.
  • Cover and store in refrigerator for 4 or more hours.
  • Transfer pickles and juice back into original jar or smaller jars. Store in refrigerator.



*Shelf life should be as long as original pickle shelf life as long as the pickles are stored in refrigerator.
**If you do not want them hot, omit jalapeños and red pepper flakes.


Calories: 38kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.1mg