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Dried Oranges For Crafting

How To Dry Orange Slices/Clementine
Prep Time6 hrs
Active Time10 mins
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Oven Safe Cooling Rack
  • Parchment paper/optional
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove/optional
  • Oven 180/200 degrees fahrenheit
  • oranges sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • whole clementine slit 12, 6, 3 and 9

Instructions

  • Slice oranges 1/4 inch thick
  • Slit Clementine through the skin at 12, 6, 3 and 9
  • Roll Clementine on paper towel to remove excess moisture

Notes

Preheat oven 180/200 degrees
Optional add parchment paper
Slice oranges 1/4" thick
Before adding the orange slices to the oven - Optional but suggested add a dash of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg to the orange slices 
Slice the Clementine through the skin 12, 6, 3 and 9
Roll the Clementine on paper towels to remove excess moisture.
Bake the orange slices for 6 hours.  Flip halfway through and continue drying for another 3 hours
Bake the Clementine for 6 hours and then air dry for 2 weeks out of direct sunlight, in a dry cool area in your home
Make sure the orange slices are completely dry before finishing
Use the dried orange slices in the ideas provided in this post or in ways that work for your decor.  The dried orange slices will last for  years.  The whole oranges or clementine will last for the season only
Remeber these dried orange slices are for crafts and home decor