Cinnamon Pickles

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Total Time
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By request, here are those old fashioned Red Hots Pickles...

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  1. Prepare the cucumbers: peel, removed ends, core, and cut into rings or sticks.
  2. Combine water and lime.
  3. Soak prepared cucumbers in lime-water for 24 hours.
  4. Drain and wash 3 times in cold water.
  5. Cover with cold water and let sit for 3 hours.
  6. Combine alum, vinegar, 2 cups water, food coloring, sugar, cinnamon and red hots to make a syrup.
  7. Add drained cucumbers and simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
  8. Let stand overnight.
  9. Drain off syrup, reheat and pour over pickles daily for 3 days.
  10. Pack in hot jars and seal.