Connie posted 04-22-98 Dip in Chocolate for a real treat. Candied Orange Peel 3 medium oranges 4 cups cold water 1 tablespoon salt 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup water Cut peel of each orange into fourths. Loosen pulp with bowl of spoon. Add salt to the four cups of water, add peel; weight with a plate to keep peel under water. Let stand overnight. Drain and wash thoroughly. Cover with cold water, heat to boiling, drain. Repeat 3 times. This helps to remove the bitter taste. With kitchen scissors cut peel in strips. Cut some with tiny cookie cutters. In saucepan, combine 2 cups cut peel, sugar and 1/2 cup water. Cook and stir until sugar dissolves. Cook slowly until peel is translucent. Drain thoroughly. Roll in additional sugar. Dry on rack. Store in covered container.
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