Chocolate-dipped mandarin oranges

Gluten Free Low Sodium

Although known for being an excellent source of vitamin C, oranges also contain magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and folate for healthy bones, hair, skin and eyes.

Ingredients

parchment paper
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
1 teaspoon canola oil
4 fresh mandarin oranges, peeled and separated

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and oil. Microwave on high for 20 seconds at a time, stirring in between, until melted.
  3. Dip one end of each orange segment into the melted chocolate and place on prepared baking sheet. 
  4. Place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes or until chocolate hardens. Cover(to prevent oranges from drying out) and store in the refrigerator until ready to eat.
  5. Enjoy!

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

First Published: 11/27/2017
Last Reviewed: 11/27/2017

chocolate covered orange

You can also make this recipe with milk chocolate chips.*

chocolate dipped mandarin oranges nutrition label