Ball® Pickle Crisp® Granules, 5.5 oz.


Ball® Pickle Crisp® Granules, 5.5 oz.

Ball® Pickle Crisp® Granules, 5.5 oz.


Item #1034061

Easy-to-use product that makes pickles crisp without the cumbersome process of soaking produce for hours in lime and repeated rinsing.


Product Features:

  • Easy to use!  Measure and add to the jar – no cumbersome process of presoaking with lime needed
  • Same food-safe ingredient used in commercially packed pickles
  • One jar = 80 quarts of pickles, compared to 16 quarts with 1 bag of lime
  • Yields 3 times more than 1 lb. pickling lime
  • Use with any fresh pack pickle recipe


Ingredients:  Calcium Chloride


Made in USA


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Ball® Pickle Crisp® Granules, 5.5 oz. is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helps with crispness, also imparts some saltiness I used to use alum but stopped due to it not being the safest option, and so for the past few years my pickles have been mush. Tried Pickle Crisp, and they're no longer mushy which is fantastic. I've never used pickling lime (too dangerous) so I can't compare it to that, but compared to alum or nothing at all this stuff is great. Only complaint I have is I would've appreciated a heads-up that this may add to the salty flavor. My pickles that contain Pickle Crisp are a bit too salty now as I did not know to cut down on the pickling salt. Otherwise I really like this product. I did wait over 2 weeks before opening my first jar.
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gret for dill pickles Used it again this year and last year, worked perfect and the pickles were crispy
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stuff! This stuff is amazing. I used it for my kosher dill as well as my bread and butter pickles and both are crunchy and delicious. I add onions and red bell peppers to my B&B pickles and this keeps those crunchy as well. Love it!
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good results I have used this for about three years but this year my pickled asparagus did not stay crisp. My daughter-in-law pointed out that my products was out of date. Does the pickle crisp lose its potency?
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked great! I used Pickle Crisp when canning hot pepper rings. My peppers were so good that people wanted my recipe.
Date published: 2016-08-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from pickle crisp I find that it doesn't help. Pickles are not any crisper
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Crisp Meixican Salad I add the granules to my barely boiled mixture of fresh jalapeno, carrots, onions, and garlic cloves after I scoop them in the jar with the juice. I think it keeps my veggies crispy.
Date published: 2015-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Crunch! I used Pickle Crisp for the first time last year rather than hunting for grape leaves or alum. Put up 48 quarts of dills, all gherkins. Great results. The pickles are consistently crisp and fresh tasting. Glad I found it.
Date published: 2015-06-13
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