Sweet Candied Orange and Lemon Peel Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 6 lemon peels, cut into 1/4 inch strips
<br>- 4 orange peels, cut into 1/4 inch strips
<br>- 2 cups white sugar
<br>- 1 cup water
<br>- 1/3 cup white sugar for decoration
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Place lemon and orange peel in large saucepan and cover with water.  Bring to a boil over high heat.  Boil for 20 minutes, drain and set aside.
<br>step 2: In medium saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water.  Bring to a boil and cook until mixture reaches thread stage, 230 degrees F (108 degrees C) on candy thermometer, or small amount dropped in cold water forms a soft thread.  Stir in peel, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.  Drain.
<br>step 3: Roll peel pieces, a few at a time, in remaining sugar.  Let dry on wire rack several hours.  Store in airtight container.
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Ingredients
- 6 lemon peels, cut into 1/4 inch strips
- 4 orange peels, cut into 1/4 inch strips
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1/3 cup white sugar for decoration

Directions
step 1: Place lemon and orange peel in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 20 minutes, drain and set aside.
step 2: In medium saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and cook until mixture reaches thread stage, 230 degrees F (108 degrees C) on candy thermometer, or small amount dropped in cold water forms a soft thread. Stir in peel, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain.
step 3: Roll peel pieces, a few at a time, in remaining sugar. Let dry on wire rack several hours. Store in airtight container.

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