National Candied Orange Peel Day is observed annually on May 4th. Candied Orange Peels are a boiled, sliced and sugared treat.

Chefs and bakers like using them to add bright flavor to dishes as well as beautiful garnishes. Often used in holiday baking such as cookies and fruitcakes, they also add flavor to other foods as well. Add them to granola, tarts, and other pastries. You can also enjoy them as a snack on their own.

Dip the candied orange peel in milk or dark chocolate for a decadent candy. Not only is it delicious but it’s also a fanciful gift anyone would appreciate.

HOW TO OBSERVE #CandiedOrangePeelDay

Have you ever enjoyed candied orange peel? Pick up some fresh oranges and reserve the rinds to make this treat at home. There are so many ways to use it and it can be frozen to save any extra. Use #CandiedOrangePeelDay to post on social media.

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