These are very pretty and a great gift idea. I am looking forward to adding them to my gift bag for my bible study girl friends this Sat. as we go on our Christmas trip to Mt. Dora, FL. I hope you enjoy this special Christmas treat.
1Cut strips from each orange and lemon
With a spoon or back of knife, remove white part.
If you prefer, You can use a potato peeler to remove strips, but make sure you don't go to the white part of the orange or lemon When you are finished set aside.
2Add the sugar and water to sauce pan, Bring it to a boil, Cook until your candy thermometer registers 230 degrees.
Stir in rind, simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Drain and roll in sugar.
Allow to dry a bit and store in bag or container of choice.