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Chocolate Citrus Wedges Recipe
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Chocolate Citrus Wedges Recipe

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These sweet and tangy treats are a perfect party dessert. They refresh your taste buds while satisfying a sweet tooth. Leftover chocolate and a lemon-themed party inspired the recipe.—Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium lemons or tangerines, peeled and separated into wedges
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 citrus wedge equals 74 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a microwave, heat marmalade for 15 seconds. Dip lemon wedges in marmalade; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; sprinkle with cinnamon. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip wedges in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; sprinkle with walnuts. Let stand until set. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Citrus Wedges in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p95

Nutritional Facts

1 citrus wedge equals 74 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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