Cinnamon Pickles

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

I gave a couple of jars of these to a friend from India. She loved them, but couldn't figure out what they were. The color is distinct and pickling really changes the texture of the cucumber. A very colorful addition to the pickle platter.


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Ingredients

STEP 1

7 lb
cucumbers, halved, peeled, seeded and sliced into 1/2-inch slices
1 c
pickling lime

STEP 2

1
vinegar
1 large
bottle red food coloring
1 tsp
alum
water to cover

STEP 3

2 c
vinegar
7 c
sugar
8 stick
cinnamon
1 small
package cinnamon red hots (candy)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak prepared cucumbers in lime mixed with 1 gallon of water for 24 hours. Drain and rinse with ice water. Cover and let stand for 3 hours draining on an old sheet.
2
Mix 1 cup vinegar, food coloring, alum and enough water to cover and simmer for 2 hours. Drain and throw away.
3
Mix 2 cups vinegar and 2 cups water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and red hots. Pour over cucumbers and let stand for 24 hours.
4
Drain and save liquid. Bring liquid to a rolling boil. Pack cucumbers in jars and fill with boiling liquid. Seal jars and process in hot water bath for 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers