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Quick Fix Spicy Pickles

Prep Time2 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time3 d
Total Time3 d 2 hrs 10 mins
Cuisine: American
Author: Inspired by a recipe from Cooking on the Ranch


  • 2 46 ounce jars whole dill pickles (not Kosher)
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons or more hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons or more dried red pepper flake


  • Drain the juice from the pickles, reserving it for other uses (as a brine for Nashville hot chicken or wings!).
  • Slice the pickles into 3/8" pieces and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and stir.
  • Let the pickles set on the counter top for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Store pickles along with the accumulated sauce in jars for 3 days before consuming.