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Orange Chocolate Meltaways Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ginny Medlen
Added: Thursday, October 16, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg milk chocolate chips
1 cup semisweet chocolate
3/4 cup whipping cream
1 tsp orange peel
2 1/2 tsp orange extract
1 1/2 cups toasted pecans, finely chopped

Coating:
1 cup milk chocolate chips
2 tsp shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Put chips in bowl, set aside. Bring cream and orange peel to a gentle boil; immediately pour over chips. Let stand one minute; whisk until smooth. Add the orange extract. Cover and chill 35 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Beat for 10-15 seconds (mixture should be light in color--do not overbeat). Spoon rounded teaspoon onto waxed paper lined sheets. Cover and chill for five minutes. Gently shape into balls; roll half the balls in pecans. For the coating, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip the remaining half of the balls in chocolate. Put on waxed paper. Store in refrigerator.

 

 

 

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