Watermelon Pickles Recipe

Make plenty of these yummy watermelon pickles that you can easily store. With a handful of ingredients, you can make these watermelon pickles at home. It’s yummy and also nutritious to snack on.

Marinated or pickled watermelon with herbs in a glass jar on a wooden table in a kitchen

How To Make Watermelon Pickles

These watermelon pickles are soaked in white vinegar and sugar with an added taste of cinnamon and cloves.

Prep: 15 mins
refrigerate: 3 days
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 3 days 1 hr 15 mins


  • 1 whole watermelon
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 2 drops cinnamon oil, same as candy oil
  • 2 drops clove oil, same as candy oil


  1. Peel the melon and cube into 1-inch piece.
  2. In a pan, cover with water and cook until tender.
  3. Drain in a colinder.
  4. Bring sugar, vinegar, cinnamon oil and clove oil to a boil.
  5. Put melon cubes in a bowl and pour hot syrup over melon cubes.
  6. Leave to cool and refrigerate for 3 days.
  7. Reheat all to a boil and seal in canning jars.


  • Sugar: 50g
  • :
  • Calcium: 2mg
  • Calories: 198kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 1mg
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