Dried Orange and Lemon Peel


Preheat oven 150:. Peel oranges and lemons, using only the outermost peeling. Cut into strips (3×1/2″). Place on baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 2 hours or until slices are crisp and dry.

These can be used in cooking.

These are pretty as gifts placed into glass jars-to decorate the jars cut circles of fabric 1 inch larger than the jar top. Use a gold cord or raffia to tie the fabric to the jar top. These peels can be added to hot cider along with cinnamon and cloves or used as part of a potpourri