Canning Recipes




Candied Cucumber Rings
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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2 gallons cucumber rings -- seeded, peeled
2 cups lime
4 cups vinegar
Red or green food coloring
1 teaspoon alum
5 pounds sugar
8 cinnamon sticks
1 package cinnamon heart candy - (8 to 10 oz)

Combine cucumber rings and 8 1/2 quarts lime water in large container.
Let stand 24 hours. Drain; then rinse. Cover with water, let stand 3
hours. Drain.

Place cucumbers in large skillet; add 1 cup vinegar, food coloring, alum
and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil; then simmer for 2 hours and
drain.

Combine 3 cups vinegar, 3 cups water, sugar, cinnamon and candy in large
dishpan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Pour over
cucumbers; let stand 24 hours. Drain, reserving syrup.

Bring syrup to a boil, pouring over cucumbers. Let stand 24 hours.
Repeat process 1 more day. Then heat syrup and cucumbers together. Place
in jars and seal. Ripe or yellow cucumbers are better.

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