Orange Chocolate Meltaways

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by grandma2969

Got this recipe from a friend at work. I have not personally tried to make it myself, but have tasted the ones she brought to work. The orange and chocolate work well together..

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 34 cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 2 12 teaspoons orange extract
  • 1 12 cups pecans, toasted, finely chopped

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips


  1. Place chocolate chips in bowl.set aside.
  2. Bring cream and orange peel to gentle boil.immediately pour over chips.let stand for 1 minute.
  3. Whisk until smooth, add extract.
  4. Cover and chill 35 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken.
  5. Beat for 10-15 seconds or just until mixture lightens in color.
  7. Gently shape into balls, roll half of the balls in pecans.
  8. In a microwave or double boiler.
  9. Melt chocolate for coating and shortening.
  10. Dip remaining balls in chocolate.

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