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Chocolate Citrus Wedges

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
    about 1-1/2 dozen


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 74 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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  • Iris
    Mar 18, 2018

    Eating raw lemon eats the enamel right off one's teeth!! This is not an old wives tale - it is very true.So Beware of this recipe if using lemons.