Mom's Best Creamy Cucumber Salad combines thinly sliced cucumbers and onions with a delicious creamy dressing. The perfect combination of crunchy, creamy, sweet, and savory all at once. This salad brings back so many wonderful memories of childhood!
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: best cucumber salad, creamy cucumber salad
5-6mediumcucumbers- peeled and thinly sliced
1/3cupred onion- you could also use white
1/2cupmayonnaise- or Miracle Whip
1/4cupsugar- more or less to taste
1/4cupapple cider vinegar- can also use white vinegar
1teaspoonsalt- I use Kosher salt (add more or less to taste)
black pepper - to taste
Peel cucumbers, and slice thin. You can also use a mandolin to slice. Slice onion thinly as well. Combine cucumbers and red onion in a large mixing bowl.
Mix up the dressing by combining the mayonnaise, sugar, apple cider vinegar, and salt. Pour over the cucumbers, and combine well.
For best results, place cucumber salad in your refrigerator for a couple of hours to help meld the flavors together. Check flavors before serving.
To serve, add black pepper and more salt if desired.
You can store this creamy cucumber salad in the refrigerator, in an airtight container, for 2-3 days. I've found them to stay crunchy for several days.