via smitten kitchen

1 bag of dark chocolate
1 orange
1 cup sugar


  1. cut orange into wedges, eat orange
  2. save and slice orange peel
  3. boil water in pot, toss orange peels into water; let cook for a few minutes; drain and repeat (removes bitterness)
  4. simmer 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar; toss orange peels into pot; simmer for 1 hour
  5. drain and place peels on paper towels
  6. melt dark chocolate in double boiler
  7. dip peels in chocolate and let dry on parchment paper
  8. eat!

* i also rolled a batch in sugar (replacing steps 6 and 7 above), here’s a recipe via the food network


3 responses to “orangettes

  1. yumm!
    try it with lemons too… grandma used to make this for us when we were little 🙂

  2. Hi!! I’m overdue for my visit to your blog!! This looks really easy to make! And the photo you’ve attached in this photo is gorgeous! Really shows off its yumminess!

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