When you’re craving a snappy bite or a couple of fresh slices to add some zip to a sandwich, you’ll want to reach for bread-and-butter pickles. While we’ve been known to shell out for a jar at the store, it’s much more cost-effective, delicious, and fun to make your own.Once you try a bite of a crisp and flavorful homemade one, you’ll never go back to the store-bought stuff. Let us convince you: This easy pickle recipe will ensure you have a store of pickles ready to go for whatever occasions arise. Whether you’re packing sandwiches for a picnic, throwing together a quick dinner, or making a bite at lunchtime, these bread-and-butter pickles will be the perfect complement for all your snacking this season and all year round. The recipe requires just a couple of steps and only eight ingredients, most of which you probably already have on hand. It will also use up all your leftover summer cucumbers, ensuring none go to waste. Hands-on time for this recipe is about an hour, and the pickles will be ready to nibble in just over four. This recipe makes a great summertime activity for the whole family—round everyone up in the kitchen and get to pickling today!