To make red and green pickles, tint hot syrup with food colors. Recipe comes from Hawaii where the pickles are a universal favorite
2 medium pineapples
1 (3″) stick cinnamon
Cut pineapple in ¼" crosswise slices; peel and remove eyes. Cut slices into quarters; remove cores.
Combine remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Add pineapple; simmer 30 minutes. Continue simmering while packing fruit in one hot jar at a time, filling each jar with syrup to within ½" from top. Make certain liquid covers fruit. Adjust lids. Process in boiling water bath (212°) 20 minutes. Remove jars and complete seals unless closures are self-sealing type.