Sweet Watermelon Pickles Recipe

Using up the rinds of your watermelon, your family will love these sweet tender cubes. Oh so good for picnics.

Sweet Watermelon Pickles Recipe

How To Make Sweet Watermelon Pickles

Prep: 15 mins
Refrigerate: 7 days 8 hrs
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 7 days 8 hrs 35 mins


  • 4 cup watermelon rind, peel off green skin, cubed
  • cup kosher salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 10 cloves
  • 1 tsp. sweet pickle spices


  1. Soak rind overnight with salt in refrigerator.
  2. Next day rinse well.
  3. In a saucepan with water to cover rind, bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Drain and set aside.
  5. In a saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar and spices, bring to a boil, then add rind and simmer again for 10 minutes or until rind looks clear.
  6. Remove pan from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
  7. Pour into a quart jar and refrigerate.
  8. Ready to eat in a week.
  9. Keeps for 6 weeks in refrigerator.


  • Sugar: 55g
  • :
  • Calcium: 9mg
  • Calories: 223kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 85mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 1774mg
  • Vitamin A: 432IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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