pounds peeled seeded cucumbers
bottle red food coloring
Enough water to cover pickles
2 to 3
large packages of red hot cinnamon candie
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.