Cinnamon Cucumber Pickles
2 gallons cucumbers, peeled and seeded
2 cups lime
8 1/2 quarts water
Mix and soak.
Drain and wash cucumbers. Simmer the cucumbers in the following:
1 cup vinegar
1 small bottle red food color
1 tablespoon alum
Water to cover
Simmer for 2 hours. Drain and put into a larger container. Make a syrup of:
2 cups vinegar
2 cups water
5 cups granulated sugar
8 cinnamon sticks
1 package red hot candies
Bring to a boil. Pour over cucumbers and let stand overnight.
Drain and reheat syrup. Pour over cucumbers and let stand overnight.
Reheat syrup and pour over cucumbers. Let stand overnight.
Reheat syrup. Put cucumbers in jars and pour syrup over. Seal jars.