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Candied Cucumber Rings

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Rating: 5/5
1 review


ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   12
  

recipe id: 15643
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

5 large yellow cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into rings
2 cups lime
3 cups vinegar
1 bottle red food coloring
10 cups sugar
8 cinnamon sticks
2 packages red hot candies

directions

Combine cucumber and lime with 2 gallons water; let stand for 24 hours. Drain then rinse in clear water.

Place cucumbers, ice and red food coloring, 1 cup of vinegar and just enough water to cover the cucumbers, let stand for 3 hours, then drain.

Combine 3 cups vinegar, 2 cups water, sugar, red hot candies and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Pour over cucumbers.

Let stand for 24 hours. Repeat process for 1 more day then heat syrup and cucumbers.

Pack into hot sterilized jars, covering cucumbers with syrup. Cover with sterilized lids and bands, screwing bands tight.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
These turn bright red and appear to be apple rings.People are always surprised to hear they are made from cucumbers. A little time consuming to make but worth it.Plus it uses up your large cucumbers at the end of the season. A wonderful pickle to serve during the holidays.


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