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Candied Lime Peel


  • 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  1. Squeeze juice from limes and save in refrigerator for later use.
  2. Slice lime peels thinly.
  3. In a heavy saucepan on high heat, boil sugar and water for 3 minutes.
  4. Add lime peels. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 1 hour, or until skin is softened.
  5. Cool on a wire rack set over a cookie sheet.
  6. Dry on the rack for 12 hours.
  7. Refrigerate in a covered container.

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