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Chocolate Caramel Oranges

Chocolate and orange are always delicious, but add gooey caramel and the result is scrumptious! Let kids help paint the leaves with candy coating for a memorable fall treat. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 50 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/2 cup each yellow, green, orange and red candy coating disks
  • 16 to 20 small lemon, rose or mint leaves
  • 2-1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 4 wooden pop sticks
  • 4 large navel oranges, peeled
  • 1 package (11 ounces) Kraft caramel bits
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • Place candy coatings in separate microwave-safe bowls. Heat in a microwave until melted; stir until smooth. With a small new paint brush, brush candy coating in a thin layer on the underside of each leaf. Refrigerate until set, about 10 minutes.
  • Apply a second layer of candy coating to leaves; refrigerate for at least 15 minutes or overnight. Gently peel leaves from coating.
  • Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and grease the paper; set aside. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip ends of wooden pop sticks into chocolate and insert into oranges. Let stand until chocolate is set.
  • Melt caramels and water in a microwave; stir until smooth. Dip oranges into caramel; turn to coat. Place on prepared pan and let stand until set.
  • Remelt chocolate if necessary. Dip oranges into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Attach leaves as desired. Return to pan; refrigerate until serving. Cut with a serrated knife.
Editor's Note: Verify that leaves are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Editor's Note
Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
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  • lauritasolorzano
    Jul 13, 2013

    The caramel did not stick to the orange and it was hard to cover with chocolate afterwards. The picture looks a lot better than what it looks in reality

  • Sheragge
    Sep 16, 2012

    the caramel slid right off the oranges--decided to refrigerate the oranges and tried again-no luck---the little bit of caramel that was on the oranges only made a mess when trying to put the chocolate on top.