GREEN TOMATO PICKLES

7 pounds green tomatoes
1 gallon water
4 cups pickling lime
4 pounds sugar
1 gallon vinegar
¼ cup pickling spices
1 stick cinnamon
1 T. pickling salt

Mix lime and water well, letting any lime that does not dissolve settle to the bottom.  Wash, dry and slice tomatoes.  Pour off lime water and sliced tomatoes to it.  Soak 24 hours.  Wash each piece well under running water and dry.  Mix sugar and vinegar.  Pour over tomatoes.  Soak 12 hours.  Add spices and bring to a boil.  Cook at that point for 30 minutes.  Place in glass jars.  Will keep unsealed.

(From www.cooks.com)