Red Cinnamon Pickles

Red Cinnamon Pickles

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  • Total Time


  • Servings



  • 7

    pounds peeled seeded cucumbers

  • 1

    cup lime

  • 1

    gallon water

  • 1

    cup vinegar

  • 1

    bottle red food coloring

  • 1

    tbsp alum

  • Enough water to cover pickles

  • 3

    cups vinegar

  • 2

    cups water

  • 10

    cups sugar

  • 2 to 3

    large packages of red hot cinnamon candie

  • 8

    sticks cinnamon


Soak cucumbers lime and 1 gallon water for 24 hours Wash cucumbers Soak in ice water for 3 hours mix 1 cup vinegar, food coloring, alum and enough water to cover pickles simmer in this mixture for 2 hours Pour off liquid and throw away. Boil 3 cups vinegar 2 cups water, the sugar, candies cinnamon. Pour over cucumbers. Let stand 24 hours Drain liquid and bring to a boil. Put cucumbers in jars with 1 to 2 cinnamon sticks in each jar. Pour hot liquid over jars and seal Do not use red hots that list cornstarch as the ingredients. They will not work for this recipe.


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